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The State Of Business Agility 2018

The State of Business Agility 2018

It’s no longer enough to simply practice agile development – to stay ahead of the curve in today’s disruptive environment, modern businesses know they need agility throughout the organization. In a recent a Gatepoint Research survey, Business Agility Trends in the Enterprise, Business Operations and Development executives reveal where their organizations fall in the business agility framework, their definitions of business agility, the challenges they seek to overcome as well as the challenges that hinder the adoption of agile practices enterprise-wide. This eBook compares this year’s survey results to a similar survey from 2017. Research sponsored by CA Technologies.


Trends In Scaling Enterprise Agility

Trends In Scaling Enterprise Agility

In a recent Gatepoint Research survey, Trends in Scaling Enterprise Agility, IT executives from a wide range of industries reveal their plans to scale agile across their enterprise including their most common approaches to scaling agile and how they will measure success. Roughly half of these respondents feel scaling agile is critically important to their organization. Research sponsored by Collabnet.


Fortune 1000 Executives Describe Their Cloud Adoption Strategies

In a recent Gatepoint Research survey, Cloud Adoption Strategies, Fortune 1000 executives from a wide range of industries reveal the benefits of and barriers to modernizing their IT environments. More than half of these respondents currently utilize both a public and a private cloud. Read on to find out more. Research sponsored by Red Hat.


Improving Margins On Sales

Improving Margins On Sales

Senior executives from a variety of industries participated in a recent Gatepoint Research survey, Improving Margins On Sales. Respondents reveal how they currently manage their pricing and quotes along with their current quote-to-cash challenges. Roughly one third of respondents indicate their CRM and ERP systems are not integrated with the quote-to-cash process or each other. Research sponsored by Oracle.


Strategies in Accounts Payables

In a recent Gatepoint Research survey, finance and accounting executives across a broad range of industries reveal that despite specific challenges with current payment systems, their organizations struggle with understanding the ROI and costs associated with accounts payable transformation. Their accounts payables transformation initiatives vary while 24% of respondents have no transformation strategy at all. Research sponsored by Tipalti.


Digital Transformation with APIs and Microservices

Digital Transformation with APIs and Microservices

In a recent Gatepoint Research survey, senior IT leaders across a broad range of industries reveal that they are embracing APIs and Microservices to help drive business change, but they are still facing significant obstacles especially with strategy and security. Read on to find out more about these challenges. Research sponsored by CA Technologies.


Planning Forecasting and Strategic Modeling Survey

Planning, Forecasting and Strategic Modeling Survey

In a recent Gatepoint Research survey, Planning and Budgeting Strategies, senior finance executives reveal which strategic modeling capabilities are most important as well the challenges they face with their current budgeting/planning methods.

Research sponsored by Oracle.


Strategies for Distributed Network Security

Strategies for Distributed Network Security

Financial institutions are facing increasing challenges as their organizations become more distributed, applications move to the cloud and threats rapidly evolve.

This Gatepoint Research whitepaper, based on a recent survey of senior IT executives in the financial services industry, provides insight into these network security challenges and what it takes to remain competitive in the face of stiff data security compliance requirements. Read on to learn more. Research sponsored by Forcepoint.


Trends in Strategic Procurement

Procurement and operations executives from a variety of industries participated in a recent Gatepoint Research survey, Trends in Strategic Procurement.

To varying degrees, 79% of those surveyed report that their procurement systems integrate with Accounts Payable but only 34% consider their systems “fully integrated”. Respondents reveal how they manage purchasing, current procurement challenges and strategic initiatives for the next 12 -18 months. Research sponsored by Oracle.


IT Execs Overconfident in Network Security and Burdened by Inefficiency

IT execs from financial institutions reveal their top network security challenges in a recent Gatepoint Research survey.

Nearly 50% of IT executives think their firewalls are 99% effective but in recent testing, 80% of vendors missed evasions. Research sponsored by Forcepoint.