Companies are doing bigger business-intelligence deals to give the tools to more employees, but Cognos Inc. last quarter inked only seven contracts worth $1 million or more, compared with 15 such deals a year ago. Cognos execs say the company's sales-forecasting systems haven't kept pace with longer sales cycles. Fewer big contracts, combined with Cognos 8 shipping delays, led to an 18% drop in license revenue in the quarter.
[Interop ITX 2017] State Of DevOps ReportThe DevOps movement brings application development and infrastructure operations together to increase efficiency and deploy applications more quickly. But embracing DevOps means making significant cultural, organizational, and technological changes. This research report will examine how and why IT organizations are adopting DevOps methodologies, the effects on their staff and processes, and the tools they are utilizing for the best results.
Digital Transformation Myths & TruthsTransformation is on every IT organization's to-do list, but effectively transforming IT means a major shift in technology as well as business models and culture. In this IT Trend Report, we examine some of the misconceptions of digital transformation and look at steps you can take to succeed technically and culturally.