gartner research Archives - Cannon Group
September 9, 2016

It Might Be Time to Revisit Unified Communications for Your Business

Gartner describes Unified Communications services as "now a viable alternative for many enterprise deployments." If your organization is planning a move to UC, Cannon Group can manage the entire process to help your company get on track and complete this implementation.
September 8, 2014

It’s Time to Revamp Your IT Vendor Management

It’s time to re-think your vendor management program: Organizations must start demanding more value and innovation from vendor management programs to maximize opportunities and simultaneously mitigate risks.
July 28, 2014

How to Achieve Innovation & Cost Savings in a Digital IT Environment

Experts say that IT professionals (particularly CIOs and IT asset managers) could improve an organization’s IT by working together to manage digital IT for business.
July 2, 2014

Gartner Reduces Global IT Spending Projection for 2014

Why IT spending isn't living up to expectations this year -- Gartner experts are speculating that IT spending worldwide will increase by about 2.1 percent this year, rather than an earlier estimate of 3.2 percent.
June 23, 2014

Specify Ownership and Support in BYOD Contracts

With more businesses implementing BYOD in the workplace, well-written contracts will become more important than ever. That’s why contract managers should heed this advice to avoid legal, structural and policy issues within BYOD programs.
April 23, 2014

Android Device Sales Continue to Dramatically Increase

Sales of Google OS devices more than double the sales of any other OS devices this year; however, Apple still earns more market profit. Meanwhile, Microsoft lags as PC sales decrease.
April 21, 2014

Make BYOD Security a Priority, ASAP

As BYOD becomes an increasingly widespread trend in the workplace, a recent survey reveals that employees using personal devices in the workplace could be leaving themselves (and their companies) open to attack.
April 17, 2014

The Smart Device Industry Continues to Grow

Sales of mobile phones, the largest segment of the smart device market, are expected to increase 4.9 percent from 2013 to 2014, reaching a predicted 1.9 billion units.
December 12, 2013

Best Practices for Choosing the Right EMM Solution

One of the most effective ways to stay ahead of the rapidly growing mobile world is to adopt an enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution. According to a recent multi-market BYOD study, telecom business leaders are facing a critical decision: adapt to changing BYOD behavior, or be left in the dust.
September 18, 2013

How to Achieve Continuous Optimization for IT Costs

Everyone can benefit from savings, but the important decision is how to achieve those savings. While cutting costs is a good start, savings can taper off without continued vigilance, especially when it comes to IT costs.
August 16, 2013

The State of the Smartphone Industry in 2Q13

Carrier reports from last quarter give an interesting view of the smartphone industry, and with these revolutionary changes in smartphone uptake, significant changes are also beginning to occur in the rankings of smartphone companies themselves.
May 22, 2013

Half of Employers May Adopt BYOD by 2017

Ever since BYOD made its momentous debut in the business world, its continuously growing popularity indicates that BYOD is more than just a trend. In fact, 38 percent of companies predict that they will stop providing employee devices by 2016, according to a recent global survey of CIOs conducted by Gartner. Experts say, at this rate, the number will increase to 50 percent – half of all employers – by 2017.
April 30, 2013

The Top Telecom Innovation for Utilities

Traditionally, Energy and Utilities is considered to be a conservative and slow-moving sector; but now that it faces significant challenges in 2013 – including changing policymaker attitudes and consumer expectations – the industry is undergoing a series of technological advancements from within and outside the traditional IT organization.
January 21, 2013

Telecom Service Providers Will Offer More Variety in 2013

Service providers traditionally focus on producing solutions in emerging, high-growth enterprise markets. In 2013, Gartner predicts that telecom service providers will see their networks and managed services mature and commoditize and, as a result, offer more services.
October 25, 2012

The Six Biggest Benefits of Cloud Computing

You’ve probably heard it before: Cloud computing is the “next big thing.” But is it already here? Based on the figures in Gartner's new report, it may be time to think about cloud computing. Check out the benefits, and decide what’s best for your business.
September 17, 2012

What Everyone Should Know About BYOD

Everyone knows that BYOD is a big deal. To date, roughly half of all U.S. adults own a smartphone. High-tech equipment is now more affordable and available than ever. Consumer markets – not business markets – are the main driving force behind mobile innovation. And by the end of 2012, U.S. CIOs expect 38% of their workforce to use personal devices at work.