Pulse Reports


Trends in Privileged Access Management (PAM)

  • Between May and June 2019, Gatepoint Research invited selected IT and security executives to participate in a survey themed Trends in Privileged Access Management (PAM).
  • Privileged Access Management (PAM) requires constant vigilance by IT admins to stay on top of shifting security and regulatory requirements. But privileged access identities also potentially pose the real threat of malicious insider breaches. 

ERP Maintenance and Support Trends

  • Between July and September 2019, Gatepoint Research invited selected executives in the United States to participate in a survey themed ERP Maintenance and Support Trends.
  • Survey participants represent firms from a wide variety of industries including business services, construction, consumer services, education, healthcare, manufacturing (general, primary and high tech), mining, public administration, retail trade, transportation, utilities, and wholesale trade.

Approaches to Application Development

  • Between August and October 2019, Gatepoint Research invited selected IT executives to participate in a survey themed Approaches to Application Development.
  • Survey participants represent firms from a wide variety of industries including business services, construction, consumer services, financial services, healthcare, media, manufacturing (general, primary and high tech), mining, public administration, retail trade, telecom services, transportation, utilities, and wholesale trade.

Trends in Next Generation Datacenter Infrastructure

  • Between May and August 2019, Gatepoint Research invited selected IT executives to participate in a survey themed Trends in Next Generation Datacenter Infrastructure.
  • It might be tempting to assume IT departments in healthcare industry organizations would be cautious and conservative in their approach to datacenter infrastructure. In reality, they can’t afford to be. Healthcare IT management requires highly efficient, highly responsive infrastructure that can nimbly handle huge (and growing) amounts of data.

Emerging Strategies in Software Application Testing

Between March and May 2019, Gatepoint Research invited selected executives to participate in a survey themed Emerging Strategies in Software Application Testing.

Software testing on the mainframe is not without challenges. Accurate test data can be difficult to create, difficult to mask, difficult to access. Test teams often spend valuable time resolving quality issues, cost overruns, and delivery delays.


Identity and Access Management

Who are you, and are you really who you say you are? Detecting authenticity has become more complicated than ever. The need to capture, identify, and ultimately authenticate users protects customers’ and employees’ identities from potential harm.

Between October 2018 and February 2019, Gatepoint Research invited selected executives to participate in a survey themed Identity and Access Management.


Strategies for Underwriting with Confidence

Mortgage financing is an industry in constant flux. Regulatory changes, a varying repertoire of loan programs, investor guidelines, and evaluating individual borrowers can make the process of underwriting complicated and nerve-wracking.

Between December 2018 and February 2019, Gatepoint Research invited selected finance industry executives to participate in a survey themed Strategies for Underwriting with Confidence.


Optimizing Application Development

Application development teams across all industries are responding to the demands of their markets. Newer, faster, smarter applications need to be developed for web and mobile use. Reutilizing code for different purposes and hand-coding requires extensive testing, slowing the timeto-market cycle.

Between February and April 2019, Gatepoint Research invited selected executives to participate in a survey themed Optimizing Application Development.

 

 


Sales Order Processing Trends

At the core of every business is the cash conversion cycle: order management and accounts receivable, purchasing and accounts payable. How are companies upgrading these processes to make their businesses more efficient and profitable?

Between February and April 2019, Gatepoint Research invited selected Sales and Operations executives to participate in a survey themed Sales Order Processing Trends.  Candidates were invited via email and 100 executives have participated to date.


Trends & Insights Into Mobile Workforce Data Collection

Collecting data from a mobile workforce, whether it is to monitor equipment and processes, track vendors, or inspect workspaces, is a complex task. Because just collecting data isn’t enough – that data has to efficiently shared… informing organizational processes, workflows, and compliance regulations.