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Driving Competitive Advantage with Data Driven IT

Driving Competitive Advantage with Data-Driven IT

Organizations overwhelmingly want to be data-driven, but the inability to access and parse high quality data at the speed of business is an increasingly significant barrier. Read on to learn how network operations teams can overcome these challenges, flip the status quo, and drive the business forward.

100+ senior level systems applications and infrastructure executives from a wide variety of industries participated in a survey: Network Monitoring Trends.


Trends in Financial Accounting Processes - 100 Financial Executives

Trends in Financial Accounting Processes

100 financial executives in the US participated in a survey. Senior decision-makers represented a wide variety of industries.

The surveyed organizations have migrated their accounting process to varying levels of automation, but there is always room for process improvement. The general month-end tasks and GL account reconciliation take too long, are too manual and overly dependent on physical paper documentation, say many of the respondents. Only 24% of respondents say they have automated many of the financial accounting processes. What are they and the other three fourths experiencing?


TIBCO - Cloud Integration for Enterprise Level Teams

Cloud Integration for Enterprise-Level Teams

Large teams need to create and manage work across a variety of tools. When the tools operate independently, it can slow down productivity and cause inconsistencies in the customer experience.

Between May and July 2017, Gatepoint Research invited selected IT executives to participate in a survey themed Cloud Integration Strategies.


NetApp - Usage Trends for Flash Storage with Epic

Usage Trends for Flash Storage with Epic

Healthcare institutions – and particularly those using the Epic electronic medical record platform – have unique data management and storage requirements. Application performance (speed, availability and reliability) is increasingly important and institutions face imminent requirements to migrate to flash storage.

100 healthcare industry thought leaders were surveyed.


ExtraHop - Data-Driven IT Drives Competitive Advantage

Data-Driven IT Drives Competitive Advantage

Monitoring network performance is central to preventing system problems and outages. The professionals we surveyed provided information about the tools and vendors they use to gain visibility and manage activity on their IT infrastructure.

100+ senior level systems applications and infrastructure executives from a wide variety of industries participated in a survey: Network Monitoring Trends.


Blackline - Trends in Financial Accounting Processes

Trends in Financial Accounting Processes

50+ financial executives in Canada participated in a survey. Senior decision-makers represented a wide variety of industries.

Many organizations have no centralized data repository to access for audits, reconciliations, and other common financial accounting processes because they use disparate systems. What is the key to simplifying financial accounting across the enterprise?


Akamai Mobile Banking and Services

Mobile Banking & Services: Security Challenges Drive the Need for an Intelligent Platform

To stay competitive, financial services organizations must offer mobile access to their products and services, but security is an issue that still looms large for both the institutions and their end customers.

Going forward, financial services organizations will need to both bolster their mobile security postures to assuage customers’ concerns, while enhancing their mobile offerings to satisfy customer demand. It will require building their mobile strategies around an intelligent platform to safeguard data, stop the largest Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) and other cyberattacks, prevent downtime, and have the intelligence to adapt to the evolving threat landscape — all without impacting performance for customers.

To get a pulse on the current state of mobile and security strategies, Gatepoint Research surveyed 130 selected financial industry executives between July and November 2016.


More Cloud = More Need for Security

200 Senior IT Executives Participated in a Survey about Security Trends in High Tech Pulse Report sponsored by Gatepoint Research.

Learn what they have to say and what they plan to do about it.


Continuous Delivery Trends in Financial Services

Every company is becoming a software company, and it’s definitely true in Financial Services.

These firms are leading the way in digital transformation, adopting continuous delivery processes and exploring solutions, including many open-source tools, to help them get the job done. However, given that almost half of the respondents are still deploying a small number of apps per month and have not yet adopted an ARA solution, are they achieving their desired outcomes?

Read more here.