It is clear today that you no longer need to be sat at a desk in an office to your job. A seismic shift to remote working has demonstrated that employees can be as, if not more, productive while based at home – or anywhere else for that matter.
With an increasingly mobile workforce, employees today expect to be able to work from anywhere – so that means providing then with the right technology to do their job.
Financial and legal services are facing business threats from numerous angles.
Firms in these industries are a prime target for hackers, with large banks of sensitive data that can be stolen and sold on.
The frontline workers interacting directly with customers have too often been left at the back of the line when it comes to digital transformation.
Empowering senior business executives to exploit new ways of working is creating enterprise propositions that are better aligned with modern expectations. But without simultaneously empowering frontline workers to bring boardroom initiatives to life, customers may be unmoved.
Emergencies don’t conform to any timetable. The ability to respond to almost any incident at any time is what matters most to the emergency services. Are you ready?
In the case of a category one emergency – involving life-threating and time-critical illness or injuries – professionals are expected to be on the scene within a maximum of 15 minutes.
For IT decision-makers in enterprise environments, ROI projections are one of the most vital elements of a successful request for technology investment. However, the production of accurate ROI predictions can be extremely challenging.
To assist in this process and establish a robust business case for its Surface devices and associated software, Microsoft commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI).
The weight of an organisation’s productivity rests on IT's shoulders. Not only is IT tasked with keeping the data center running, but when it comes to personal technology choices, IT also must help keep employees productive. That means avoiding a surge in help desk requests, downtime, security risks, and many other issues.
Modern companies understand the value in letting their employees choose their own devices. From keeping skills current, to creating a more productive culture, improving communications with customers, and ensuring device security—choose your own device (CYOD) programmes deliver many tangible benefits.
What do you want your IT environment to look like in 13 months’ time? The question is highly relevant, because the decisions made today define the way organisations operate in 2020 when the support for Windows 7 ends. Ignoring this will not make it go away and organisations are strongly advised to consider the potential cost of doing nothing.
An alarming number of organisations using Windows 7 are unprepared for the migration that will become essential when Microsoft ends support for the platform in less than 18 months1. This creates technical, financial and cybersecurity vulnerabilities. The cost of doing nothing could become too high to even contemplate. Now is the time to act but the migration itself can create risks.