Which of the following has your organization implemented to test vendor solutions?

Attend external events17%

Pilot testing / product demo54%

Read reviews written by experts12%

Research analyst firms8%

g2 / Capterra / PeerInsights3%

On-site innovation days1%

Create a specialized team2%

Other (please comment)0%


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Assistant Director IT Auditor in Education, 10,001+ employees
We do a combination of the listing you provided.
Director, Information Security in Education, 1,001 - 5,000 employees
I’ve found a pilot / poc to be the most effective by far. I could receive a raving review by someone whose judgement I trust 100% but ultimately the problem could be that a solution which works incredibly for them hits snags when it comes to our stack, processes, and resources.

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Without a doubt - Technical Debt! It's a ball and chain that creates an ever increasing drag on any organization, stifles innovation, and prevents transformation.
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Cyber Security38%

Cloud Computing/Cloud Migration44%

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)67%

IoT (Internet of Things)28%

Digital Transformation:34%

WFH/Remote Work16%

Legacy Systems Modernization13%

Data Management11%


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