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Ivanti research uncovers employees' work frustrations

The research uncovered 64% of employees believe their experience with technology impacts their morale, but only 20% of the C-Suite put budget toward improving the digital employee experience, and only 21% of IT leaders prioritize end user experience when selecting a tool.

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90% of CIOs involved in digital transformation decision-making

New research from Opengear has found that, while 90% of CIOs say they are involved in decision-making for their organisations’ digital transformation efforts, only 17% of those CIOs report that network managers are similarly involved, and only 13% indicate that network engineers play a role. That research – a survey of CIOs and network engineers in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, and Australia – highlights the need for greater collaboration to deliver digital transformation and for CIOs to increase the involvement of network engineers.

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Technology will redefine total guest experiences in hospitality

New predictions from HPE Aruba and global trends agency Foresight Factory outline five ways technology will overhaul the industry.

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eviFile and Alstom team up to digitise major rail signalling projects across UK

Leeds-headquartered SaaS firm eviFile has announced it’s working with Alstom Transport UK Ltd – the multinational rolling stock manufacturer and the UK’s leading signalling and rail infrastructure provider in CP6 – to roll out the eviFile platform across all live UK projects, including a contract worth £130 million.

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Research uncovers the cost of work complexities

Wrike has released new findings that uncover the cost of work complexities brought about by the Digital Era and accelerated transformations. According to the research report commissioned by Wrike, “Dark Matter of Work: The Hidden Cost of Work Complexities,” up to 55% of the work that takes place within an organisation is not visible to key stakeholders, costing organisations up to $60 million a year in wasted time, delayed or canceled projects, and employee churn. This lack of visibility has created the “Dark Matter of Work,” a term coined by Wrike Founder Andrew Filev to describe the vast amount of work that isn’t captured, tracked, or measured against goals because it takes place in synchronous applications and unstructured ways.

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Retail leaders reveal technology priorities and potential

Scandit, the leader in smart data capture, has released research revealing how technology will change the face of customer, employee and store operations experiences in the next two years. Scandit surveyed retail leaders across Europe and found that more than half (51%) believe the primary role of the physical store will be an online-offline hybrid, with 64% citing challenges in differentiating themselves from their competition as the biggest barrier to delivering this experience.

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A majority describe digital collaboration as useful — but relatively few describe it as engaging, impactful or crucial.
‘Office in a Box’ project completed in weeks in light of COVID-19 thereby ensuring customer service responsiveness.
A third are concerned they will struggle to maintain cyber defences on current budgets.
Hurdles to digital transformation include conflicting requests across the business, complex processes and infrastructure, changing regulations and a lack of collaboration.
As organisations continue to embrace digital transformation, they are finding that digital business is not as simple as buying the latest technology — it requires significant changes to culture and systems. A recent Gartner, Inc. survey found that only a small number of organisations have been able to successfully scale their digital initiatives beyond the experimentation and piloting stages.
A recent OnePoll survey for Ultima has found more than half (57 per cent) of the UK’s SMEs fear big businesses use of robotic process automation will help to drive them out of business in the next five years, yet 10 per cent believe that automating repetitive, time-consuming tasks is not important to their success.
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