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How to make your organisation a less attractive software audit target
According to industry analysts Gartner and Forrester, the likelihood of your organisation being audited by a software vendor this year is now around 65 per cent. Worse still, with more vendors increasing the scope and frequency of their software audits, you might even be lucky to get only one request in the next 12 months.
In 2011, Ernst & Young published research which suggested that vendors choose to target organisations for audit based on criteria such as inconsistent purchasing histories and a previous demonstration of poor compliance. These factors are explored in ...
How to choose the right SaaS solution for IT Operations
More and more applications are being delivered in the Cloud. More and more vendors claim to have SaaS offerings. However, SaaS isn't for everyone, and not all SaaS solutions are equal.
In this article, we will look at how to decide whether a premise or SaaS solution is right for you, and the questions to ask if you decide to go to the Cloud.
So…. Where are we now?
According to Gartner 1 , the total IT Operations Management market is set to grow by 8.5% CAGR by 2014 to reach a total of $21,409 million. Of this, Service Desk will make up $1.2 ...
The Flexible Working Revolution
LondonLovesBusiness introduces a free guide
Want to radically increase productivity, cut costs and improve staff loyalty? Our e-guide shows you how
People bandy the word “revolution” around a lot these days. But what does it really mean? A revolution is a society-wide shift. It happens suddenly and changes the way we live forever. It is not hyperbolic to say that we are in the throes of a technology revolution. The internet, smartphones, WiFi, social media: these technologies have changed the way we interact with other human beings. They have opened up global networks that a few years ago you couldn’t have dreamed of. They have enabled us to access information ...