Pulse Reports


Approaches to Application Development

As organizations rely more and more on software that makes innovative business initiatives possible, efficient and reliable application development is key to business success.

Between August 2019 and March 2020, Gatepoint Research invited selected IT executives to participate in a survey themed Approaches to Application Development.


Strategies for Routing and Securing Branch Traffic

Between October and November 2019, Gatepoint Research invited selected IT executives to participate in a survey themed Strategies for Routing and Securing Branch Traffic.

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, transportation, retail trade, telecom services, utilities, and wholesale trade.


Project Management Tool Trends

Successful business changes require successful project outcomes, but businesses need project teams that deliver the expected outcomes. Failure is not an option, but it happens.

Between October 2019 and January 2020, Gatepoint Research invited selected executives to participate in a survey themed Project Management Tool Trends.

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, retail trade, telecom services, transportation, utilities, and wholesale trade.


Customer Engagement Trends in Financial Services and Insurance

Between May and July 2019, Gatepoint Research invited selected IT and Service executives to participate in a survey themed Customer Engagement Trends in Financial Services and Insurance.

Engaging and communicating with customers in the financial services and insurance industries poses unique challenges, mostly concerning the need to maintain high security and privacy while still offering the convenience of electronic communications to which we’ve all become accustomed.


Next Generation Leadership Development

Between December 2019 and January 2020, Gatepoint Research invited selected HR, Sales, and Business Development executives to participate in a survey themed Next Generation Leadership Development.

Coaching tomorrow’s leaders is critical to an organization’s continuity and future success. How to provide leadership development coaching successfully throughout the company is a challenge, though.


Next Generation Leadership Development

Between August and October 2019, Gatepoint Research invited selected HR and Sales executives to participate in a survey themed Next Generation Leadership Development.

No matter what type of culture an organization has cultivated, strong leaders are necessary for success. Meanwhile, top candidates are attracted to firms that demonstrate an appreciation for leadership development.


Approaches to Network Threat Detection

Between September 2019 and January 2020, Gatepoint Research invited selected IT executives to participate in a survey themed Approaches to Network Threat Detection.

Survey participants represent firms from a wide variety of industries including business services, construction, consumer services, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing (general, primary and high tech), mining, public administration, retail trade, telecom services, transportation, utilities, and wholesale trade.


Approaches to Network Monitoring and Management

Between September and November 2019, Gatepoint Research invited selected IT executives to participate in a survey themed Approaches to Network Monitoring and Management.

Managing network traffic has its issues. Just diverting the right traffic to a security tool or team is tough: there are blind spots in the network, cloud traffic, encrypted traffic. A wide variety of tools exist, but more tools means increased costs and downtime – and complications to network visibility.


Networking and Security Operations Strategies

Between September and December 2019, Gatepoint Research invited selected IT Security executives to participate in a survey themed Networking and Security Operations Strategies.

Managing security on increasingly complex network is increasingly complicated. With workloads onpremise and/or in the cloud, security operations teams rely on specific tools to monitor in-line and outof-band traffic in and across the network.


Trends in Enterprise Data Storage

Between September and November 2019, Gatepoint Research invited selected IT executives to participate in a survey themed Trends in Enterprise Data Storage.

As the amount of data we generate explodes, so does the cost of managing it. The majority of this cost is not storage, but active data management – replicating and backing up, archiving and retrieving.. And unstructured data essentially increases “cost” by increasing backup time and decreasing recovery reliability.