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What Are Industry Benchmarking Roundtables?

Our Industry Roundtables are designed to immerse IT executives in the key issues, trends, and technologies in their industries so they can drive stakeholder value.

Insights &
Best Practices

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  • Reference Architectures & Value Streams
  • Industry Trends
  • Peer & Industry Benchmarking
  • Top Technologies

Peer
Connections

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  • Monthly Executive Collaboration
  • Peer-to-Peer Knowledge Sharing
  • High-Impact Discussion Topics

Boardroom-Level
Deliverables

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  • Custom Deliverables
  • Peer-Validated Initiatives
  • Board-Ready Presentations
  • Custom Next Steps

Deep Insights Tailored to Your Industry

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Business-Aligned IT Strategy

Understand the capabilities and focus areas required to meet your industry’s needs and enable value creation.

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Top Industry
Trends

Identify resource, process, and environmental trends impacting your industry. Implement strategies to mitigate specific risks and take advantage of all relevant opportunities.

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Industry
Benchmarking

Reveal the true state of your IT services, processes, spend, and staffing levels to align your priorities and resources.

Benefit from peer data to get a reference point for how well you stack up.

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Core Industry Technologies & Software Selection

Arm yourself with everything you need to provide the right solutions to meet the needs of your business stakeholders.

Latest Publishing Notes

Short, tailored research notes aimed at providing you with timely insights, relevant to your industry. Hot off the press, these notes will be published regularly and pair great with your morning coffee.

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The Data-Driven Agriculture Revolution: Feeding the Future

Date published

November 21, 2019

Author:
  • Jolien VanGaalen

To address the growing demand for food, farmers must rely on emerging data-driven technologies. However, farmers fear the potential consequences of their data being exploited due to an absence of legal and regulatory frameworks. Updating data governance frameworks will help improve the transparency surrounding data privacy and will ultimately help establish trust between farmers and third-party smart farming technology providers.

Live, From New York, It’s Object Storage!

Date published

April 9, 2019

Author:
  • John Sloan

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.

Deploying Quantum Encryption in the Satellite Industry

Date published

March 7, 2019

Author:
  • Ian Mulholland

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

Date published

January 31, 2019

Author:
  • George Goodall

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.

Flat-Earthers, Canaries, and AI in Media

Date published

January 28, 2019

Author:
  • Eric Cabral

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.

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