IDG Contributor Network: 5 ways a global presence can benefit your tech company

If you run a successful tech startup or an established business, primarily offering digital products and services, chances are you have a significant customer presence worldwide. There also lies a high probability that you leverage a remote workforce ‘round-the-globe enabling increased collaboration over time zones. While staying local never hurt anybody, there might be some…

How to create a culture of innovation

A culture of innovation is not the first description that comes to mind when talking about a 90-year-old domestic manufacturer, but it’s something officials at John Matouk & Co. are actively implementing as a key part of their digital transformation. Matouk’s drive to innovate echoes that of many organizations: to stay relevant and compete effectively…

10 top-rated tech companies to work for in 2019

Top-rated tech companies on Glassdoor Image by raw pixel modified by IDG Comm. Glassdoor can offer you an insiders-look at what it’s like to work at almost any company before you decide to take the job. With candid reviews and ratings, employees — past and present — can leave reviews detailing their personal experiences working…

IDG Contributor Network: Strategic IT Governance 2.0 – A business imperative for competitive success

As we begin 2019, you’re probably among the many CIOs around the globe reviewing strategic objectives and thinking about how to successfully execute the ever-increasing number of strategic projects without any significant proportional increase in your IT budget. And burning in the back of your mind are all the statistics about project failures. McKinsey &…

How IoT can improve IT operations

While the internet of things (IoT) continues to draw praise for its promise to reinvent such areas as supply chain management and the connected home, a more quiet revolution may be brewing, as companies are already experimenting with IoT devices to improve the productivity, efficiency and security of internal IT operations. IoT market projections are…

7 key IT investments for 2019 (and 3 going cold)

Digital transformation is shaking the IT industry to its roots, and CIOs are reacting by strengthening their stakes in several promising new technologies while pulling back investments in other sectors. A recent Gartner survey, “2019 CIO Agenda: Secure the Foundation for Digital Business,” identified several digital transformation technology areas that are experiencing strong enterprise investment…

15 IT resolutions for 2019

In 2019, IT departments need to drive innovation for their organizations, not hold them back. They must move more quickly, use the data more wisely, and automate mundane tasks so they can act more strategically. Over the coming year, IT managers will get practical about AI and serious about cybersecurity, work to diversify their staffs,…

How Sonic Drive-In serves up mobile ordering

Reinventing the experience for consumers in the digital age is a daunting evolution for quick-service chains struggling to stay afloat in a sea of similar choices. Sonic Drive-In is taking a bite out of this challenge by pairing its core assets — drive-in stalls and carhops — with mobile and analytics technologies to build a…