Stan Aronow, VP Distinguished Advisor Gartner Supply Chain, and Unilever CSCO Marc Engel recently moderated a virtual Leaders in Action (LIA) event on the theme of running purpose-driven supply chains. Twenty-five COOs and CSCOs of large global companies joined this interactive event. They shared perspectives and heard from peers on

Almost one in five workers (18 per cent) consider themselves to be digital technology experts and over half consider themselves proficient, according to a new survey from Gartner, Inc on the impact COVID on the use of productivity tools. An increased reliance on digital collaboration tools and lack of in-person IT

Global spending on public cloud services is forecast to grow 23.1 per cent in 2021 to total $US332.3 billion, up from $US270 billion in 2020. Australian organisations meanwhile will tip $A10.6 billion this year into public cloud services, up 18.4 per cent from 2020. The figures are contained in a

Research by Gartner shows that global PC shipments have increased this year, as a result of overcoming the 2020 supply chain disruption and the demand from remote workforces. With global PC shipments increasing by 32 per cent from Q1 of 2020, the market has recorded its fastest year-over-year growth in at

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Research from Gartner overnight released projections in which it predicts IT spending to grow to $US4.1 trillion worldwide in 2021, and to $A98.3 billion in Australia — up 4.1 per cent.  This growth spans across IT sectors including data centre systems, enterprise software, devices, IT services and communications services.  The

We’ve never been strangers to disruption in the supply chain, but lately, we keep getting hit with ones we just didn’t expect. In some cases, cascading disruptions like the winter storm in Texas caused utilities to fail, knocking out critical upstream capacity in petrochemicals and semiconductors. This failure, in turn,

Using customer data and insights to develop more tailored experiences hasn’t got any easier for marketers. In fact, what digital marketers cited as barriers to their ability to deliver y experiences in 2019 — including leveraging customer data and insights and aligning messaging to customers’ channel preference — is even

Supply chain executives may not know it, but their post-COVID professional future is the subject of some serious board-level discussions. With the arrival of vaccines, leaders are making decisions that affect the future of their enterprises, and where and how people work. Further supply chain reading Sustainable Supply Chains Shift

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Security and risk management leaders must address eight top trends to enable rapid reinvention in their organization, as COVID-19 accelerates digital business transformation and challenges traditional cybersecurity practices, according to Gartner. Peter Firstbrook, research vice president at Gartner speaking at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit last week said

Outsourcing security isn’t what it used to be, it used to be easy. Buy some security technology and find a vendor with the skills to manage it… But technology vendors had to go and make it easier to manage and deploy this stuff ourselves. So inevitably, it becomes harder to