Category Archives: IT Risk Management

Maintaining a robust, secure and compliant environment

The modern business depends on its IT systems running 24×7 and being available to users wherever they are, whatever device they use.  Electronic data has also become critical, and the need to secure, protect and govern it grows continuously as external threats become more ubiquitous and as regulatory demands ramp up. The availability and security of IT systems and data is now a board room concern.

Getting real about IT sustainability

From good intentions to tangible results through smart systems selection[...]

Have you made the right platform choices to minimise risk?

Critical systems have to run and run…[...]

S/4HANA without compromise

A modern ERP architecture needs a powerful and future-proof platform[...]

Digital identity and opening up the smartwallet

When an 80 year-old relative asks you how she can use her phone to both[...]

Linux and sustainability

The emerging role of modern, high-scale consolidation platforms[...]

Singing the key management blues

We need cryptographic keys, but who is going to manage them?[...]

Why does ransomware still work?

As someone who first encountered ransomware during the last millennium[...]

Ransomware teaches the importance of data protection

Several years ago, around the time that ransomware attacks started making the front pages[...]

Forget the ‘free’ software, the real value of open-source is the collaboration

Analyst Opinion: It’s a cliché, but why are we still reinventing wheels?[...]

Which is worse: noise, or the sound of silence?

Analyst Opinion: If you’re one of the many people who find offices too noisy[...]

Achieving success with your S/4HANA proof of concept (POC)

What to consider when selecting platforms, tools and services[...]

The business need for simpler storage

What to consider when planning for modern IT in the hybrid cloud era[...]

How to boost supplier commitment without spending more money

Time to tune into those non-revenue goals[...]

Data governance in software testing

Throwback Thursday: this week we're going back to 2008[...]

The importance of modern data archiving

In today’s business world, the value of archiving is greater than ever[...]

Covid quick fix payback time

How long will people put up with the emergency fixes?[...]

Dispelling the myth of the industry-standard server

What you thought you knew has changed[...]

Identity and access management revisited

A changing world demands simplification and an urgent focus on security[...]

Zero Trust: securing the endpoint

How continuous authentication could help secure the work-anywhere world[...]

A new perspective on the modern workplace

Forward-looking lessons from real-life pandemic experiences[...]

Safe and Effective Remote Working

Addressing immediate pandemic-related needs while laying foundations for the future[...]

Network security in the spotlight

Understanding why it can go wrong is key to making the right investment decisions[...]

Lifecycle Management of HCI Systems

Every element of the solution needs attention[...]

Why backup to flash

Analyst Blog: There are some things that simply have to happen, no matter how modern[...]