Industry-specific benchmarking reports built on years of in-depth industry data, collected using our innovative diagnostic programs. We aggregate the data across hundreds of IT departments in your industry to give you tailored vertical insights, all packaged in professional boardroom-ready reports.
Media, Information & Telecom Reference Architecture
Reference architectures built on years of industry expertise, honed by analysts working with real IT professionals in your industry. Leverage industry best practices so you don’t waste time and money reinventing the wheel.
March 14, 2019
Tape is still around and still can make sense for archival cold storage but media companies need their archives to be warm and object storage fits the bill. A recent example of a move to object storage comes from NBC’s Saturday Night Live.
March 7, 2019
As we continue into the age of quantum mechanics, organizations using encryption must begin to consider a future where these methods will no longer be sufficient as a means of protection. Satellites, which regularly use end-to-end encryption, could find themselves one of many susceptible targets.
Problematic IT Processes for Computer Systems Design and Related Services – IT Governance, Performance Measurement, and Security Strategy
January 31, 2019
Info-Tech’s IT Management & Governance Diagnostic provides industry-level insights on the challenges of IT departments. We use a concept known as “service gap” to compare the rated importance of a particular IT process with its effectiveness. Use this data to review the existing IT strategy. Ensure that it includes initiatives that adequately address these shortcomings.
January 28, 2019
There are unintended consequences to poorly designed artificial intelligence. As interactions with AI become more prevalent in peoples’ day-to-day lives, AI is beginning to influence society. There is a movement of people who believe the earth is flat and an AI that was poorly designed is the cause. Flat-Earthers are just the canary in the coal mine. IT needs to monitor AI to ensure there are less unintended consequences in the future and less people believing the earth is flat.
January 8, 2019
The IoT market space has shown great potential for growth. Telecommunication has a natural advantage to reap most of the benefits and growth. However, many telecom players do not have the best strategy and large tech giants may leapfrog ahead in the competition.