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Posts from Date:   2019-7

Want to Improve Your Business and Security Relationship? Fix the Way You Communicate.

by Vivek Swaminathan  |  July 22, 2019

contributed by Akanksha Pandey, Gartner for Midsize Enterprises Business partners often circumvent information security in the name of faster innovation. In response, IT leaders set up mandatory restrictions. But when both sides have valid concerns, improving communication is the most effective way to accommodate conflicting priorities. Unfortunately, midsize enterprises (MSE’s) struggle with business engagement, citing ineffectual […]

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Cost Optimization Means Spending on the Right Things

by Vivek Swaminathan  |  July 5, 2019

contributed by Neil Suri, Gartner for Midsize Enterprises Too often, CIOs at midsize enterprises (MSEs) tackle cost optimization by cutting costs or creatively shifting IT spend. While these tactics indeed reduce short-term IT costs, they fall short of creating long-term business value. Delaying projects, restructuring contracts, and hiring freezes only go so far. In addition, technology […]

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