Summary: In this week’s article roundup, we learn why IT needs to change their mindset to adapt to the mobile revolution, why you don’t need big data to capitalize on analytics, and more.
The true costs of ERP customization
ERP customization is the fastest way to solve a problem the first time. It is also the worst way to solve a problem long term. The often misunderstood complexities of this approach can result in an unacceptably high level of risk to all those that are involved in running and growing a business. How can you add custom features to your ERP, without going through the risks of customizing the system itself?
IT needs to change its mindset around mobile data access
To successfully support enterprise mobility, IT admins need to change the way they think about mobile data access, security and more. How? They must focus on securing the data, not the device.
Analytics don’t have to big to be awesome
Many companies have a lot of data sets and not all are “big.” However, the value of data isn’t necessarily related to size. Companies of all sizes can capitalize on the value of both BI and Big Data.
6 enterprise mobility best practices
Companies continue to put their money where their mouth is when it comes to mobile apps and other enterprise mobility initiatives, found a recent IDG Enterprise study. With 68 percent of CIOs and IT managers saying mobility is critical for success, it is no surprise that 70 percent of respondents plan to spend nearly a fifth of their IT budgets on mobility. But, how can you ensure that your mobile efforts don’t go to waste?