May 5, 2014

Study: Most Employees Rarely Use Office Productivity Apps

Application analytics startup SoftWatch has published a new report which claims that most enterprise employees rarely use Microsoft Office and that companies could save money by switching to cloud-based alternatives. The conclusions are based on a three-month study of 148,500 employees in 51 global enterprises. On average, employees used their

Gartner: Beware Cloud Lock-In

Gregor Petri, research director at Gartner, is warning enterprises to look out for vendor lock-in as the cloud computing market matures. “As long as the supplier still has his sights set on expanding its market share, lock-in is often not a problem,” he said. “But by the time the revenue

Governance as a Dynamic Constraint Satisfaction Problem

Perhaps the most challenging concept in my book The Agile Architecture Revolution is the notion that enterprises are complex adaptive systems that exhibit emergent properties. Furthermore, not only is business agility such an emergent property (a property of the organization as a whole rather than of any part of the