The federal government has handed Microsoft two contracts worth a combined $14.4m covering custom support for the now-obsolete Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 operating systems.
Business process management (BPM) has numerous pitfalls that can lead to failure. Organisational politics can cause initiatives to stall or fail completely as they hit internal challenges, hurdles and opposition. Include event processing and predictive analytics technologies in the mix and the potential for failure compounds.
Old business models and methods are tumbling as digital transformation changes the way we work, the ways in which we interact with colleagues and clients, and how we stay in touch.
A new generation of applications uses computer intelligence to extract context-relevant information associated with business processes. That information is used to select the next steps in the workflow, for example when handling payments, through contract bids, claims and loan origination, to traditional healthcare, crime or legal cases.
The Microsoft Surface Hub is a large-screen collaboration device designed for anyone to walk up and use, harnessing the power of Windows 10, Skype for Business, Office, OneNote and Universal Windows apps to deliver a productivity experience optimised for groups.
Business process management (BPM) software is used to improve productivity by standardising workflow, but due to the variety of platforms on the market with complex features, the choice of the right solution can be daunting.
Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will be available from 29 July in 190 markets globally as a free upgrade to customers running Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.
Cochlear Limited has realised a competitive edge in agile information governance through an enterprise content management suite that combines collaboration and innovation with efficiency.
As Windows 10 and its as-a-service approach comes closer, enterprises should equip themselves to manage this new paradigm or pay the price in inefficiency and unavailability of critical business tools.
Research released this week indicates that Australian organisations are not using enterprise resource planning (ERP) to its full potential, with 66% of CIOs believing their organisations are using less than half of the features of ERP systems.
Business process management (BPM) initiatives today lack a focus on delivering successful business outcomes - instead, they get too caught up with point-based solutions.
Microsoft has classified its upcoming Windows 10 launch as a "marketing and promotional activity" to avoid having to defer revenue from existing sales of Windows 8.1.
Unscheduled IT downtime can cost large organisations in excess of $1 million per hour, and traditional IT performance monitoring tools are poorly suited to addressing the problem.
According to the experts, modern business process management optimisation initiatives must become faster than in years past, and such projects are becoming increasingly digital (and robotic).
The low initial cost of implementing open source software is very appealing to IT managers, but sticking with proprietary software can often be the better way to go, argues Paessler AG's Andrew Timms.