Published By: Tricentis
Published Date: Aug 19, 2019
Think back just 5 years ago. In 2014…
• The seminal DevOps book—Gene Kim’s The Phoenix Project—was one year old
• Gartner predicted that 25% of Global 2000 enterprises would adopt DevOps to some extent by 20161
• "Continuous Testing” just started appearing in industry publications and conferences2
• Many of today’s popular test frameworks were brand new—or not yet released
• The term “microservices” was just entering our lexicon
• QC/UFT and ALM were still sold by HP (not even HPE yet)
• Only 30% of enterprise software testing was performed fully “in house”3
• There was no GDPR restricting the use of production data for software testing
• Packaged apps were typically updated on an annual or semi-annual basis and modern platforms like
SAP S/4HANA and Salesforce Lightning hadn’t even been announced
Times have changed—a lot. If the way that you’re testing hasn’t already transformed dramatically, it will soon.
And the pace and scope of disruption will continue to escalate throughout the fo
Robotic process automation (RPA) has emerged as a hugely popular business-IT priority – and with good reason. RPA platforms grow more and more sophisticated by the day, opening up fresh automation opportunities throughout the enterprise and business.
But RPA platforms generally aren’t a one-size-fits-all investment.
In this market guide, find out how the top RPA vendors stack up against one another on key investment criteria, including ideal use cases, unique RPA capabilities, and more.
Published By: Workday UK
Published Date: Aug 12, 2019
When CIOs and IT leaders have to constantly work to keep disparate systems in line and stitch together data, their ability to support business value is limited. Workday solves that problem.
Watch this video to hear how Workday technology improves the daily life of CIOs and their teams. Your IT peers share:
What a day in the life looks like for CIOs
What new feature adoptions look like on Workday
How integrations differ between Workday and competitor platforms
The UK’s number one property website, Rightmove.co.uk, provides home hunters with both website and mobile access to over one million available properties daily. Their website and mobile platforms make searching for and researching properties to buy or rent, easy.
Rightmove continues to grow with over 50 million-page impressions a day, often topping 55 million. Since its initial launch in 2000, there have been almost 40 million properties listed, with a library of over 2.5 billion active and archived images. Rightmove customers, including UK and overseas-based estate and letting Agents as well as new home developers are uploading 2 million images every day.
Tim Harding, Head of Operations at Rightmove, is responsible for ensuring these images are available to home hunters visiting the site at all times, no matter what device they are using or where they are located.
After two years at Rightmove, Tim has seen a tremendous increase in the amount of images posted per property, along with g
Platform businesses are reshaping our economy and disrupting entire markets through seamlessly connecting buyers and sellers. However, processing payments and the exchange of value on a platform or marketplace can be challenging.
Stripe commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate the challenges that platforms and their sellers face, and the solutions they seek. Through a global online survey of 2,030 platform sellers and four in-depth interviews, Forrester found that platforms struggle to provide their sellers with much-needed payment capabilities, reporting, and customer support services with in-house resources alone. Meanwhile, sellers demand that platforms provide these services and will prefer platforms that are service-rich over platforms that are service-poor.
? The complexities of managing a platform force executives to divert resources, which stalls growth.
? Going global is easier said than done.
? Sellers will flock to platforms that simplify the process of
Payments are essential to the success of marketplaces and platforms that connect buyers to sellers, where transactions are a critical component of customers’ satisfaction. Sellers seek fast and flexible payouts, while both sellers and buyers look for an integrated and seamless experience. With the increasing complexity of multi-party transactions on platforms, these expectations are difficult to meet.
Stripe commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Stripe Connect, an offering that allows marketplaces and platforms to accept payments from and send payouts to third parties.
Forrester’s interviews with four existing Stripe clients and subsequent financial analysis found that an organization based on these interviewed organizations experienced benefits of $6.1 million over three years versus costs of $1.3 million, adding up to a net present value (NPV) of $4.
"Agile BI requires more than just agile dashboards. True agility means prototyping data models quickly so business users can continuously iterate on them. Application development and delivery professionals working on BI initiatives should consider adding DWA platforms to their BI toolbox.
This Forrester report discusses how seven data warehouse automation vendors bring Agile options to all phases of BI/analytics application development. Read more to find out how these platforms help facilitate shorter development cycles."
As organizations continue to produce vast quantities of data, they increasingly need platforms that allow them to analyze, store, and extract meaningful insights from that data. Gartner helps data and analytics leaders evaluate 19 vendors in an increasingly split market.
Download the Gartner Magic Quadrant report and find out more.
Cybercrime has rapidly evolved, and not for the better. What began in the 1990s as innocent pranks designed to uncover holes in Windows servers and other platforms soon led to hacker Kevin Mitnick causing millions of dollars in malicious damages, landing him in prison for half a decade and raising the awareness of cybersecurity enough to jump-start a multimillion-dollar antivirus industry. Then came the script kiddies, unskilled hackers who used malicious code written by others to wreak havoc, often just for bragging rights. If only that were still the case.
As you strive to deliver the speed your business demands, this new whitepaper from IDC provides the latest insights about the trends and challenges of delivering IT services in the new hybrid cloud world. You’ll also learn the characteristics at the heart of the new hybrid cloud platforms and find out more about how the right solutions and the right partner enables an extension of the cloud experience across your business in a way that’s open, flexible, and hybrid by design
"Flash has permeated enterprise storage in small, medium-sized, and large enterprises as well as
among webscale customers like cloud and service providers. It is available in a variety of different
system architectures, including internal storage, hyperconverged and converged platforms, and shared
storage arrays. Revenue driven by shared storage arrays, of both the hybrid flash array (HFA) and the
all-flash array (AFA) type, is much larger than from other segments today and will continue to dominate
enterprise storage spend through at least 2020."
In this e-book, you’ll discover
1. How next-generation cloud technologies such
as customer journey mapping platforms and
advanced analytics are poised to transform the
2. The top operational and technical challenges
that next-generation cloud technologies tackle.
3. Examples of how companies can tap into
next-gen cloud technologies to elevate the
The Insurance industry continues to undergo significant transformation, with
new technologies, business models, and competitors entering the market at an
increasing rate. To be successful in attracting and retaining the most valuable
customers, insurance companies must innovate and increase the speed at which
they respond to customer demands. Traditionally, the insurance software market
was dominated by a handful of specialist vendors with products that were initially
expensive, difficult to deploy, costly to maintain, and did not provide the speed
needed for today’s market.
Now there has been a shift away from these “black box” applications to platforms
that allow insurers to make their algorithmic IP available to business users, allowing
much faster response to business demands. The algorithmic platform approach also
comes at a fraction of the cost of black box solutions, while delivering advanced
analytical techniques like Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Hear the highlights from industry leaders presented their experience in digital transformation at Reinventing Financial Services 2019. Hearing from executives leading IT, operations, and lines of business from companies such as USAA, Bank of America, HSBC, Prudential, and many others in this session, we’ll cover the strategies and tactics for building the platforms necessary for reinventing customer experience, empowering employees and creating te
RPA platforms represent a hyper growth market, with enterprises investing in new RPA platforms for process and task automation to achieve greater operating efficiency and agility, while allowing the human workforce to focus on more strategic and higher priority projects and tasks. Intelligent process automation (IPA) is in an early phase of its evolution and represents the next frontier for RPA vendors. This Ovum Decision Matrix (ODM) is a comprehensive evaluation to help enterprise IT and business leaders, including chief information officers (CIOs), enterprise and process architects, IT directors, line-of-business (LOB) leaders and process owners, and digital transformation leaders select an RPA platform that is well suited to their specific requirements.
W hile there are important differences between marketing automation platforms, success is often primarily determined by three things: your strategy and process, your content and lead flow, and your people. With limited investment in these areas, you can usually get good (but not great) ROI from marketing automation. But the more you invest, the higher you move up the curve, and the better your return on investment.
Supply chain managers are increasingly leveraging location intelligence and location data to raise visibility throughout their whole logistics process and to optimize their delivery routes. Leveraging this data requires an ever-more-robust technology stack.
As supply chain technology stacks become more complex, diverse and defined by legacy system integrations, Application Program Interfaces (APIs) are becoming essential to making stacks scale, allowing supply chain managers to better meet the demands of the new generation of consumers.
Innovative location APIs provide supply chain stacks and applications with:
Real-time data implementation
Introducing new technology into an organization can sometimes be daunting. As one of the world’s leading location platforms, HERE shares insights and tips to streamline the supply chain technology integration across the whole organization.
Apache® Spark™ has become one of the most rapidly adopted open source platforms in history. Demand is predicted to grow at a compound annual rate of 67% per year between 2017 and 2020, with the cumulative Spark market valued at more than $9 billion during that period, according to the research firm MarketAnalysis.com.
In this January 2019 report from Forrester, you’ll learn how leading technology companies must engage their customers consistently while learning from their changing needs. To make this happen, IT leaders must offer technical platforms that enable agility and end-to-end integration. This report will show you:
• Why tech leaders must embrace technology that engages and adapts with customers
• The importance of building tech platforms that deliver speed and flexibility
• How to automate and scale Zero Trust security throughout your environments
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Jun 28, 2019
There is a major shift happening in the world of
enterprise IT systems.
Many organizations are trading on-premises systems for
cloud-based solutions, a move that brings virtually limitless
scalability, storage and accessibility – usually at a lower
cost and with reduced complexity. Global adoption of cloud
enterprise productivity platforms hit an all-time high of 81%
in 2018, up from 24% in 2014.*
If you’re a longtime Microsoft customer, a logical first step
in making the journey from on-premises to the cloud is to
move your email to Microsoft Office 365™. You aren’t alone.
Office 365 is Microsoft’s fastest-growing business, ever.
According to Gartner, 84% of IT decision makers indicated
that they are currently using or planning to use Office 365
in the next six months.
Published By: OpenText
Published Date: Jun 28, 2019
According to Forrester, vendors that can make integration easier as well as provide a broad set of integration scenarios position themselves to successfully deliver in any public, private, hybrid and/or multi-cloud environment. Download the Forrester™ Wave report, Strategic iPaaS and Hybrid Integration Platforms, Q1, 2019, to discover the 15 integration solution providers that are most significant based on Forrester’s 25 criteria.
In the quest to understand how a therapeutic intervention performs in actual use – in real medical practice outside the controlled environment of clinical trials – many life sciences organizations are stymied. They rely on one-off processes, disconnected tools, costly and redundant data stores, and ad hoc discovery methods.
It’s time to standardize real-world data and analytics platforms – to establish much-needed consistency, governance, repeatability, sharing and reuse. The organizations that achieve these goals will formalize their knowledge base and make it scalable, while significantly reducing turnaround times, resources and cost.
Learn the seven key components for putting that structure to real-world evidence – and four ways to take it to the next level.
The world of advertising has become a complex tangle of organizational silos, disconnected platforms, and scattered customer data, turning even the simplest media buy into a chaotic event. But it doesn’t have to be this way. When you unify your audience data, media inventory, and performance results you get a clear view of ad activity and investment. So you can better allocate budgets. And dramatically boost your return on ad spend.
Read Behind every great ad, there are a million digital connections for valuable insights on:
- How the fragmented ad landscape keeps you from connecting with customers
- Strategies for integrating technology and data to reach customers everywhere
- Tips for recovering from data loss — and avoiding it altogether.
To achieve personalization at scale, brands need to develop a better understanding of each customer they interact with, and that’s all about combining all the data they collect from every available source into a single cohesive customer view. There is no way they can handle this task or manage all this data manually, which is why data management platforms (DMPs) rose to prominence. Today, companies are looking to build on this single customer view with a real-time understanding of their audience across every digital channel, marking the next phase on the maturity ramp for DMPs.
A better digital experience is only as good as the technology behind it.
We're serious about bringing you the best in customer experience platforms. And it shows. In Ovum's recent SWOT Assessment: Adobe Experience Cloud, you'll learn how advances in out technologies can help you build intelligent services, improve Adobe implementations, and integrate your own applications. So you can more easily deliver the tools that help your organization meet customer demands more quickly.