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In-depth guides, whitepapers and reports covering technologies – their developments, benefits, downsides and challenges that form the backbone of modern businesses.

The great IT migration

The historical gender gap that has pervaded the IT and technology industry is now hindering the success of organisations. In this special report of Information Age, we focus on the important subject of gender diversity in tech and how businesses must change mindsets... read more

Gartner research market guide for data preparation

Data preparation – the most time-consuming task in analytics and BI – is evolving from a self-service activity to an enterprise imperative. This Gartner Research report profiles data preparation solutions for data and analytics leaders to consider to accelerate agile... read more

The formula for maximising value from your digital projects

“We have all the time in the world,” said no one involved in digital transformation, ever. Today’s projects have higher expectations and shorter timelines than ever before. So today’s transformation leaders need a way to accelerate the process while minimising the... read more

5 ways to put users at the centre of every digital project

To succeed, digital projects have to be adopted by real, live people. Failure here is the most direct route to wasted time and money (and one of the main reasons why between two-thirds and three-quarters of digital projects fail). On one hand, the answer is simple:... read more

Disaster recovery guide: DR in virtualized environments

In today’s always-on, information-driven organisations, business continuity depends completely on IT infrastructures that are up and running 24/7. The costs of downtime are huge and data loss can put a company out of business. Data loss is not only caused by natural... read more

The top 5 use cases of graph databases

Big data” grows bigger every year, but today’s enterprise leaders don’t only need to manage larger volumes of data, but they critically need to generate insight from their existing data. So how should CIOs and CTOs generate those insights? To paraphrase Seth Godin,... read more

Information Age: Special report on digital transformation

When it comes to forces that impact businesses around the world, there are many, but none have been nearly as disruptive as digital technology. In this special issue of Information Age, we focus on the critical subject of digital transformation and how organisations... read more

Eight ways to increase CRM adoption in your organisation

Just a decade ago, fewer than half of sales organisations took advantage of CRM, but today, nearly 83% have implemented CRM. Achieving a competitive advantage is no longer about owning a CRM system; it’s about making the wisest use of customer information to evolve... read more

New age service desk for the digital enterprise

According to a Gartner research, by 2018, 50% of team collaboration and communication will occur through mobile group collaboration apps. Organisations will need unified, observational, social and people analytics to discover, design and share better work practices.... read more

A Guide To Beating Ransomware and Staying Available

One of the most critical threats to keeping your organisation always-on is the current state of ransomware in enterprise IT. Following the recent NHS hacks, ransomware has been elevated to an issue of national importance. The hostage-style malware attack is a growing... read more

Information Age special report: The UK’s top data leaders

In this special Information Age report on big data, we reveal the UK’s top data leaders for 2017. There is no doubt that the organisations that ride the wave of the data economy will enjoy success at the expense of those that do little or nothing in the face of... read more

Information Age: Countdown to GDPR

In this special Information Age report, we look at how the UK is policing cybercrime and what London needs to do to become the first ‘cyber security city’. Meanwhile, how about turning those pesky hackers into an asset? We delve into why young hackers commit... read more