Tag: Digital Business

Digital business initiatives spur demand for data management expertise

Digital business initiatives spur demand for data management expertise

Many organizations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic have been accelerating their digital business transformation initiatives as part of an effort to continue operating at a time when it’s often not easy to  engage in person. The challenge those...

/ August 12, 2020
Organizations are betting on IT like never before

Organizations are betting on IT like never before

Historically, anytime there has been a sharp economic downturn, investments in IT have tended to suffer. Fortunately, the economic downturn brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic appears to be something altogether different. Recent financial results, from Intel and Microsoft especially,...

/ July 29, 2020
How savvy MSPs can overcome internal IT team objections

How savvy MSPs can overcome internal IT team objections

Managed service providers (MSPs) regularly encounter internal IT teams that are firmly convinced they can provide any IT service better and at a lower cost. The cost comparison usually doesn’t include the true fully-loaded cost of hiring a full-time employee...

/ February 14, 2019 / 2 Comments
Rise of digital business enables MSPs to elevate IT conversation

Rise of digital business enables MSPs to elevate IT conversation

Digital business transformation may be the latest buzzword phrase to come down the marketing pike, but in terms of elevating the conversation around IT, this shift in understanding the true value of IT may turn out to be the best...

/ June 26, 2018 / 1 Comment
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Digital business transformation creates data management opportunities for MSPs

Digital business transformation creates data management opportunities for MSPs

A lot of hype has been generated about the need to turn data into a strategic business asset as part of a digital business transformation. But, it turns out that the biggest impediment to realizing that vision is reliance on...

/ May 22, 2018
digital assistants
Digital assistants to become pervasive in 2018

Digital assistants to become pervasive in 2018

The one thing made clear this week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is that digital assistants will soon be everywhere. Google, for example, used to the conference to showcase how Google Assistant with challenge rival digital assistant software from...

/ January 9, 2018
digital business transformation
Digital business transformation emerges as top concern for business leaders

Digital business transformation emerges as top concern for business leaders

The most important thing any managed service provider needs to understand when wooing a new client is their state of mind. Not every customer has the same priorities. But, a recent survey of 728 business executives and board members conducted...

/ January 4, 2018
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Digital business transformation expectations likely to lead to high turnover

Digital business transformation expectations likely to lead to high turnover

Most IT leaders today are being asked by to perform a magic trick. On the one hand, they are being tasked with driving IT that will help materially reinvent the business, also known as digital business transformation. At the same...

/ December 19, 2017
external IT services
Reliance on external IT services shows steady gains

Reliance on external IT services shows steady gains

A global survey of 890 CIOs shows that the percentage of IT managed by external IT services providers is climbing at a slow but steady pace. Conducted by The Logicalis Group, a reseller and provider of managed IT services, the...

/ December 5, 2017
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Gartner: Digital business transformation to fuel IT services spending increase

Gartner: Digital business transformation to fuel IT services spending increase

The more things change, the larger the opportunity for managed services providers becomes. At the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2017 conference this week, Gartner predicted that not only will worldwide spending on IT increase 4.3 percent in 2017, but spending on IT services will...

/ October 5, 2017