Gartner's forecast for worldwide dollar-valued IT spending growth in 2017 has been revised down 0.3% to 2.7%, a good increase from negative 0.6% in 2016. The constant-currency forecast remains 2.7% for 2017. Technology product management leaders should use this data to identify growth opportunities.
Gartner's top 10 trends will drive the future of the intelligent digital mesh. Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders must prepare for the impacts of these disruptive trends on people, businesses and IT departments, and determine how they can provide competitive advantage.
Midmarket IT leaders are seeking alternatives to traditional monolithic enterprise content management (ECM) solutions. Although enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) tools meet basic content management needs, ECM solutions are a better option for compliance requirements in regulated industries and processes.
Digital business challenges the basic principles of information risk and security management. Risk and security leaders must understand the risks associated with business unit innovation, and balance the imperative to protect the enterprise with the need to adopt innovative technology approaches.