IT departments news stories
New study reveals 51% of employees using unauthorised apps
The research shows that 92% of employees and managers in large enterprises want full control over applications, but they don't have it.
The paradox of change, and how to get around it
The business decision to technologically transform should not come from an IT department but from the business itself.
Cloud adoption still a work in progress, NetApp finds
NetApp has announced the results of the annual Cloud Infrastructure Report based on a survey of public cloud business and IT decision makers.
When technology overstays its welcome
Battles with ‘legacy’ systems have transitioned into broader battles with ‘tech debt’, but the root cause and resolution options are still much the same.
Digital transformation and talent shortages cited as top challenges for IT departments
“Employees are working differently than they have in years before, and we’ll continue to see an evolution of how people work as we move into the future and beyond the pandemic."
Why IT leaders need to be brought into the leadership team sooner rather than later
The relevance and importance of the IT team concerning business outcomes has been increasing in recent years.
85% of Australian tech leaders say digital transformation demand outstrips IT budget growth
Australian IT teams are losing control of digital infrastructure as non-IT business units take the lead in developing most of the applications that they use.
Finance and IT collaboration to drive post pandemic recovery in Australia
The SAP Concur study finds that Australian finance and IT decision-makers are strongly positioned to lead the COVID-19 business recovery, however to do so they must collaborate and break down functional silos.
Majority of tech products will be built by tech outsiders by 2024
A new category of buyers outside of the traditional IT enterprise will wield significant influence in the sector over the next few years, according to Gartner.
Employee experience high priority for IT leaders
IT leaders have an increasing impact on employee experience and business resilience a year into COVID-19, a global study reveals.
90% of workers require more IT support when remote working
The role of the IT department is becoming increasingly important, with new research finding 90% of workers needing more IT support when working from home.
It decision makers look to increase budget, cloud migration top priority
“Companies recognise that it’s critical to migrate their data to the cloud."
Post-COVID-19 outlook from ANZ IT leaders reveals accelerated investment in cloud migration
Australia/New Zealand IT leaders were more likely to invest in artificial intelligence and machine learning in response to remote work than their counterparts.
IT teams stepping up, solving incidents faster than pre-COVID-19
Despite the increased amount of stress placed on digital services and websites as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, IT teams are stepping up and resolving incidents faster than they were before the outbreak.
Impulsive Aussie workers creating a security risk, research finds
A new survey has found Australians are creating an unnecessary security risk for their employers by deliberately avoiding overworked IT teams.
Discord between execs and IT holding back digital transformation efforts
"An organisation is its own worst enemy, so any change has to be supported by pragmatic, self-aware leadership who are themselves changing."
Small and Medium Enterprise / SME
IT disruption in Aussie business ‘alarming’
One in five Australian small businesses lose more than a month each year due to IT woes
APAC workers resent asking permission to access software, study finds
Workers in the Asia Pacific region are willing to 'go rogue' when it comes to their work devices.
Print management key to helping IT department
“By using an integrated print management and document capture solution with seamless interoperability, IT teams can become more efficient and their time and knowledge can be spent adding value elsewhere."
IT struggling with increased roles and limited budgets
With digital transformation rife, IT departments around the globe are being forced to do more with the same resources.
Automation is creating jobs for Aussies, not taking them away
The survey among 160 Australian CIOs reveals almost one in four IT leaders plan to hire additional permanent IT professionals.
76% of CIOs say soaring IT complexity is making job 'impossible'
IT teams are now spending an average of 29% of their time dealing with digital transformation problems, costing employers $2.5 million annually.
How shifting the IT department's role can drive innovation
Bruce McGregor, CEO of adhocracy consulting says we need to rethink how we think about IT departments.
Companies should outsource IT to avoid corporate bottleneck, exec says
“IT teams are expected to align more closely to both business goals and end-user expectations, and they are subject to new demands."