Nearly a quarter of IT decision-makers (22%) estimate IT skills shortages are costing their business more than £100,000 a year in recruitment fees, temporary staffing, increased salaries and investment in lower-level employees to bring them up to speed over time. As the skills shortage worsens, over three-quarters of respondents polled (77%) say their organisation’s IT… Read more »
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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has hosted the first hackathon on ‘Bridging Climate Change and Human Mobility’, in collaboration with the data cloud company Snowflake, to provide insights on the intersection of environmental factors with migration management and policymaking in the East and Horn of Africa (EHoA). The two-part hackathon brought together participants in… Read more »
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55% of enterprises are struggling to derive meaningful insights from their data, highlighting an industry-wide need to deliver technology faster, more reliably and in more places, according to a survey by Hitachi Vantara, the modern infrastructure, data management and digital solutions subsidiary of Hitachi. The survey revealed ongoing challenges related to security, inflexible systems, isolated… Read more »
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UK startups and microbusinesses are wasting over two working weeks every year on admin tasks, including managing mobile phone contracts, choosing energy providers, and buying insurance – according to new research. The study, conducted by Beasy, which surveyed 500 business owners employing between 1-9 people, found that startup founders are spending an average of 5.5… Read more »
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Cloud communications is expected to witness a substantial growth over the next five years, as businesses are switching from legacy PBX solutions to cloud communications and opting for a pay-as-you-go model to optimise expenses and avoiding upfront investments. Against this backdrop, the cloud communications market size is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth… Read more »
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Spending on compute and storage infrastructure products for cloud deployments went up almost 8% year on year for the second quarter of 2023 to $24.6 billion (£20.36bn), according to IDC. The biggest winner among the categories was shared cloud infrastructure, for which spending grew 13.7% year on year to $17.9bn in the quarter, and has… Read more »
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Benchling has launched its inaugural 2023 State of Tech in Biopharma report, which has shed light on the obstacles that biopharma encounter when striving to fully implement and embrace these technologies. The report surveyed 300 R&D and IT experts from biopharma companies large and small to do a first-ever investigation into biopharma’s use of an… Read more »
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Vertice, an optimisation platform for SaaS and cloud spend, has unveiled the results of its global survey, ‘The State of Cloud Cost Optimisation’, which reveals that organisations are being held back from controlling their cloud spending and gaining ROI because of a lack of alignment between finance and tech leaders. Amidst cloud costs rising by… Read more »
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Kyndryl, an IT infrastructure services provider, has unveiled the findings of its inaugural global survey and analysis of the current and future state of mainframe modernisation for businesses. The survey among 500 business and IT leaders finds that most organisations are taking a hybrid approach to mainframe modernisation and collectively achieve $12.5B in cost savings. In today´s competitive and fast-changing business environment, enterprises are looking… Read more »
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Identity orchestration company Strata Identity has announced the findings of its third annual State of Multi-Cloud Identity Report, conducted by Osterman Research. The study surveyed 308 IT leaders and decision makers at North American organisations with annual revenues of US$100 million or more on their challenges and priorities for identity management in multi-cloud environments. According… Read more »
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