Trends: [VIDEO] The Digital Business Disruption Ahead Preview – NASSCOM India Leadership Forum (#NASSCOM_ILF)
A 10-Minute Preview Video Interview Of The Digital Business Disruption Ahead From The #NASSCOM_ILF Team On January 17th, 2014, the NASSCOM team interviewed Constellation Research about the digital disruption ahead. The short 10 minute video covers key topics including: Convergence of the five pillars of digital business drive the current digital disruption. The end of […]
Trends: 10 Trends for #Cloud Computing in 2014 To Dominate #Digital Disruption [Slide Share]
Ten Trends For Cloud Computing In 2014 To Dominate Digital Disruption Constellation’s cloud computing research falls under the Tech Optimization and Innovation business theme and throughout other areas where applications are applied. The trends for 2014 cover across the entire cloud stack. Holger Mueller, VP and Principal Analyst, covers the impact of Infrastructure as a […]
Trends: Real World Lessons In Optimizing The Customer Service Experience From Kana Connect
Workshop On Optimizing Your Customer Service Experience Identifies Eight Strategies At the 2013 Kana Connect event from September 15th to 17th, 2013 in New Orleans, I had the pleasure of co-leading a workshop with Scott Hays a Sr. Director, Product Marketing for KANA Software. The goal of the session was to explore eight strategies to […]
Event Report: Seven Trends From This Year’s Human Resources Technology Conference 2013 (#HRTechConf)
‘ 2013 Marks A Change Of Guard In The HR Technology Conference Over 8,000 attendees gathered for the industry’s biggest and baddest event around human resources technology and the future of work at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas. This year marked a few key milestones: Legendary HR icon, Bill Kutik steps down from […]
Trends: Seven Priorities In The Shift From CMO to Chief Digital Officer
Shift From CMO to CDO Is In Progress Today’s marketing strategies increasingly depend more on digital and on data than in the past. With more data, marketers can measure against a new set of metrics that matter including: calculating return on promotional investment (ROPI), performing multivariable testing (beyond A/b) driving conversion rates and optimizing efforts, […]
Personal Log: So You Want A Tesla Model S? See Why It’s Cheaper Than ICE.
The Latest Silicon Valley Disruption Is…A Car? It’s all the rage in the valley. No, it’s not the latest social, mobile, and big data app. No, it’s not some cloud computing break through. No, it’s not even bio tech. It’s actually a car. Source: Tesla Motors, Inc. Whether you are a tree-hugging environmentalist or gas […]
Monday’s Musings: Why Are Innovative CIO’s Betting Less On Cloud And Virtualization?
Innovative CIO’s Betting On Disruptive Technologies That Impact Enterprise Business Value In the Four Personas of the Next Gen CIO published March 3, 2012, four personas of the CIO were identified: Chief Infrastructure Officer, Chief Integration Officer, Chief Intelligence Officer, and Chief Innovation Officer (see Figure 1). This research of 79 progressive CIO’s identified the […]
Trends: Influencers Aspire For Market Maker Status
Eight Major Influencer Types Exist Today Analyst relations, public relations, influencer relations and other interested parties have witnessed the rapidly evolving and emerging buy-side and market influencer models. In the past, eight influencer types followed five distinct traits (see Figure 1): Fame. Awareness, notoriety, perceived market status. Fortune. Billing rates, wealth, earnings. Market impact. Buy-side […]
Research Report: Constellation’s Research Outlook For 2011
Organizations Seek Measurable Results In Disruptive Tech, Next Gen Business, And Legacy Optimization Projects For 2011 Credits: Hugh MacLeod Enterprise leaders seek pragmatic, creative, and disruptive solutions that achieve both profitability and market differentiation. Cutting through the hype and buzz of the latest consumer tech innovations and disruptive technologies, Constellation Research expects business value to […]
Research Report: 2011 Cloud Computing Predictions For Vendors And Solution Providers
This blog was jointly posted by @Chirag_Mehta (Independent Blogger On Cloud Computing) and @rwang0 (Principal Analyst and CEO, Constellation Research, Inc.) Part 1 was featured on Forbes: 2011 Cloud Computing Predictions For CIO’s And Business Technology Leaders As Cloud Leaders Widen The Gap, Legacy Vendors Attempt A Fast Follow Cloud computing leaders have innovated with […]
Trends: 2011 Cloud Computing Predictions For CIO’s And Business Technology Leaders
This blog was jointly posted by Chirag Mehta (Independent Blogger On Cloud Computing) and R “Ray” Wang (Principal Analyst and CEO, Constellation Research, Inc.) Cloud Adopters Embrace Cloud For Both Innovation and Legacy Optimization Once thought to be the answer to deployment options for just the SMB market, early cloud adopters proved otherwise. Stereotypes about […]
Trends: Master Data Management 2010 – Focus On Outcomes Drives Push For Value
Market pressures and organizational maturity drives new master data management (MDM) trends Conversations with 31 leading edge organizations seeking business transformation highlight shifts in the MDM trends of the past. Organizations awash in data need to move beyond the clutter and get to the information. More data does not equate to more information. In order […]
Event Report: 2009 Information Week 500
Insight From This Year’s IW 500 Shows Shifting Role Of The CIO And Technology Adoption (Source: R Wang & Software Insider POV, Copyright © 2009 All rights reserved.) Lots of lessons learned amidst the celebration of the leading innovators in IT at the Information Week 500. In conversations with CIOs these past days, a few […]
Trends: What Are The Emerging Technologies And The Future Of Business?
Thanks to the 799 registrants and 458 attendees who participated in today’s webinar on The Future of Business. There’s so much to cover across leadership, innovation, customer, and enterprise as we enter a more social, connected business world. The key thing we learned today was just how interested everyone is about these converging trends […]
Tuesday’s Tip: Note To Self – Start Renegotiating Your Q4 Software Maintenance Contracts Now!
Labor Day (US Holiday) traditionally marks the end of summer BBQ’s, the beginning of the fall conference season, and yes, the time to begin a review of your software maintenance contacts that expire end of year. As clients prepare for this seasonal ritual, a few trends in 2009 should set the stage for negotiations: […]
Tuesday’s Tip: Now’s The Time To Consider SaaS Software Escrows
With 2009 rapidly becoming the “Year of SaaS” and the tipping point for Cloud Computing, it’s hard not to notice the growing number of SaaS start ups (along with the legacy application vendors rushing to provide an “On-Demand”, but not really multi-tenant deployment option). My snarky SaaS bigotry aside, we can expect hybrid deployment options […]