7 things IT should be automating

To take advantage of innovations like artificial intelligence you must first move away from manual processes. For that reason alone, automation should be a key short-term priority for most CIOs. Automation isn’t just about saving time or money. Done well, automation reduces errors, increases employee satisfaction by freeing staff from tedious tasks, improves the customer…

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…