Pulse Reports


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.


Data protection strategies in the modern enterprise

The job of protecting data in the modern enterprise includes oversight of varied workloads and platforms as well as anticipating a range of possible loss scenarios. It extends beyond thwarting ransomware and malware. Lack of adequate storage, outages, or inefficient backup/recovery capabilities can be just as damaging to the enterprise as a malicious attack.

In April of 2019, Gatepoint Research invited selected Database and cloud architect executives to participate in a survey themed Data Protection Strategies In The Modern Enterprise.


Approaches to Data Center Transformation – July 2018

Between May and July 2018, Gatepoint Research invited selected IT executives to participate in a survey themed Approaches to Data Center Transformation.

Right now, many data center operations find themselves straddling traditional and modern workloads. At the same time, the business model for IT is evolving toward IT-as-a-service, which poses its own set of challenges. All this requires upgrades to data storage and handling capacities, and modernized infrastructure.


Trends in Next Generation Data Center Infrastructure

Between October 2017 and January 2018 Gatepoint Research invited selected executives to participate in a survey themed Trends in Next Generation Data Center Infrastructure.

Survey participants represent firms from a wide variety of industries including business and consumer services, education, financial services, healthcare, media, primary and general manufacturing, mining, retail and wholesale trade, telecom, transportation, and utilities.


Business Resiliency Strategies for the Cloud

Moving corporate workloads to the public cloud is attractive for many reasons – cost cutting, increased efficiencies and risk mitigation, to name a few. But business resiliency is vital to a company’s reputation, revenues and data security, so decision makers must exercise prudence when deciding which workloads to migrate. Companies need to weigh the advantages and risks of the public cloud.


IT Optimization Trends

IT decision makers must always stay ahead of the curve regarding increasing business demands, constant security evaluations and changes, data management sprawl and complexity, and cost containment. Optimizing the infrastructure is not simply a “nice to have,” but a business imperative.