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Global Survey Shows App Dev Industry Ready for Massive Disruption

LONDON – 14th May - OutSystems has published its sixth annual research report on the state of application development and the challenges faced by development and delivery teams. The State of Application Development, 2019: Is IT Ready for Disruption? unveils detailed survey results from over 3,300 IT professionals in all industries across the world.

Brits show distrust in Blockchain - almost half of Brits wouldn’t trust an organisation using it

Research from IP EXPO Europe shows Blockchain is baffling Brits as businesses forge ahead with adopting the technology

London, 14th August 2018 – Blockchain might be the next big thing for businesses but new research from IP EXPO Europe, Europe’s number one enterprise IT event, has uncovered that just over a third of Brits (35%) would not trust an organisation using this technology to keep their information secure as they don’t know what it is.

Survey: 87% of IT Decision Makers Say Compliance Worries Prevent Greater Cloud Use

Ontario, Canada – June 12th, 2018 – New research released today by WinMagic shows that 87% of IT Decision Makers (ITDMs) limit their use of the cloud because of the complexity of managing regulatory compliance. A quarter (24%) said, it meant as a result, they only work with a single cloud vendor in their infrastructure, rather than exploit the benefits of a multi-cloud environment, such as cost effectiveness, flexibility, reliability, security and avoiding vendor lock-in.

Hands tied by management tools

Research: Cloud Workloads at Risk From Security, Management and Compliance Failings

Ontario, Canada – January 9, 2018 – New research from WinMagic released today has found that security, management and compliance challenges are impacting the benefits businesses are receiving from using the cloud as their infrastructures become more complex. 39% reported their infrastructure was more complex since using the cloud, and 53% spend more time on management tasks than they have done previously.

IT departments pose the biggest security risk to business

More than a third of IT professionals (35%) see themselves as the biggest internal security risk to networks within their organization, according to new research from Balabit, a leading provider of Privileged Access Management and Log Management solutions. IT professionals may understand what their most valuable assets are, but they are still struggling to safeguard IT assets against the unpredictability of human behaviour. Whilst HR and finance departments are the easiest target for social engineering, it is in fact IT staff who pose the biggest insider risk to networks, whether caused by accidental or intentional actions. This is largely due to IT staff often possessing higher access rights than other users.

Promotions Just as Important to Customers as Product Quality

13 October 2017, London: When it comes to buying home and kitchen appliances, British consumers admit that the right reward is just as important to them as quality of product. The independent study of 2,000 British adults, commissioned by 360insights, found that 17 percent of consumers said their purchase decision was driven by a promotion, the same amount that identified product quality as the reason for their purchase.

Findings from TERMINALFOUR's 2017 Global Higher Education Survey

TERMINALFOUR, a digital marketing and web content management platform has a long history of serving the higher education community. This week they announced the results of its 2017 Global Higher Education Survey. The results highlight significant concerns among higher education institutions about student recruitment targets due to proposed visa/travel restrictions.  In a survey of 391 higher education professionals from 333 unique higher education institutions, 56% stated that travel restrictions will directly impact their institution’s ability to meet recruitment targets.

IT support staff recovering from busy summer thanks to lost devices and remote vacation work

Chessington, Surrey, 5th September 2017 - While summer might have been the holiday season for many people, the rise of mobile devices and remote working is putting an increasing strain on IT service desks, according to research from Sunrise Software, a leading supplier of IT service management (ITSM) solutions. 67% of respondents in the Sunrise Mobile and Summer Service Desk Survey 2017 said their workloads had increased since the widespread adoption of mobile devices, with 27% saying it had increased by a quarter or more.

Confirmit delivers mobile survey experiences anywhere with Confirmit AskMe

Innovative new app maximizes mobile feedback opportunities regardless of connectivity

New York, NY: 10 January 2017: Confirmit has launched Confirmit AskMe, a mobile survey app that allows participants to respond to Voice of the Customer, Voice of the Employee and Market Research surveys wherever and whenever it suits them – even without an internet connection.