Governance

Effective Ways to Optimize Project Management for Remote Teams

The outsourcing culture is thriving in the current business environment, and even if you’re not outsourcing any projects or processes to external partners, you still might want to consider adopting a more flexible approach to employee management, and allow them to work from the comfort of their homes. After all, why should an employee have to commute to the office every day if they mostly do their work on the computer – it’s just a waste of precious time and resources, and it needlessly inflates your overhead costs. 

Digital Fragility a "Ticking Time Bomb" for Enterprises says latest report

BOSTON9 March 2020 – Digital fragility has emerged as a risk to digital business that CIOs and CMOs are failing to confront concludes a recent report by Forrester, a leading global research and advisory firm.

According to the report, vital digital information sources and assets are at risk due to link rot, obsolete file formats and media, and vendor abandonment of online services. This can leave firms scrabbling to find or recreate digital assets, opening the door to loss of valuable trademarks, costly failures to meet regulatory crackdowns and poor corporate governance.

Beyond the short-term

OutSystems Announces Ground-breaking Advancements to Address the Growth of Citizen Development Real Wire Thu, 10/03/2019 - 04:43

LONDON - 3rd October – OutSystems, provider of the number one low-code application development platform, today announced a breakthrough offering that supports the speed and agility of citizen development while giving IT the control and governance to ensure app quality. The new features allow non-IT roles to build a wide variety of applications that can be evolved within the platform to support large-scale, mission-critical business processes.

Protecting long-term digital information is key to driving business value

Boston, MA - New research from the Information Governance Initiative (IGI) reveals that 83% of organizations aim to realize direct business value from their long-term digital information, across such areas as market analysis, product innovation, and customer service, but only a minority (16%) have a viable approach for proper governance and preservation.

Does Cloud Computing Take Away Too Much Control?

It’s not easy to ignore the hype surrounding the cloud. Businesses all over the world are coming to realize that cloud computing offers numerous advantages, from more productivity and capabilities to lower costs. These benefits have lead to the growth of a wide variety of cloud providers, each offering its own unique take on services and products. The result has been a groundswell of support as organizations of all types look to the cloud for solutions to common and complex business problems.

The How to Establish a BYOD Policy Infographic

It sound simple, give your employees the opportunity to bring their own devices to work. The company can perhaps be less aggressive in their cyclical replacements of hardware and your employee is happy because they don't have to lug around two devices, theirs and yours. I absolutely like the concept of Bring Your Own Device. But implementing BYOD and benefiting from BYOD isn't so easy. As an IT manager, it scares me that the employee's device may have control over the company's software and device.

CMS-Connected Video on Demand: iAPPS and Web Governance

On my "to-do list" is a mention of the availability of my In the Spotlight segment online as well as the rest of the May 2013 CMS-Connected show. One of the nice things about participating on this show with hosts Tyler Pyburn and Scott Liewehr is the chance to get to spread my wings to new CMS territory. Specific to this show, I had the opportunity to review Bridgeline Digital's iAPPS Product Suite for the very first time.

Axceler Survey Finds Microsoft SharePoint Governance Important, Yet Most Organizations Unprepared

WOBURN, MA – According to the initial results of a Microsoft SharePoint governance survey commissioned by Axceler, a leader in SharePoint governance, administration and migration solutions, more than two-thirds of the respondents consider SharePoint governance to be extremely or very important to their organizations.  Yet nearly half of those same respondents confirmed that SharePoint governance policies do not exist or are undefined.