Posts tagged “TTEC”
Executive Insight: A lot of these dismal IT spending statistics are being driven by SMB executives who do not understand the true value proposition of using independent, unbiased IT consultants across a range of strategy, assessment or due diligence processes or the resulting return on investment that pays dividends overtime.
How do you maintain an in-depth understanding and control over IT expenditures? Here are some suggestions.
Executive Insight: How do you maintain an in-depth understanding and control over IT expenditures? Study industry metrics and trends, measure your return on investment – and don’t panic. Stick to your plan.
Executive Insight: Agile software development refers to a group of software development methodologies based on iterative development. Product requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing cross-functional teams. Does it work? Yes. The Agile process has transformed our business. Unlike typical “waterfall” development, it has brought us closer to our customers, increased employee productivity and engaged our employees.
Executive Insight: There is no silver bullet for best-in-class technology ROI for your company. There are, however, some well-understood and time-tested steps that can make a major difference in preparing your IT organization to be a leader within your company, take advantage of the economic recovery and to meet the demands of today’s global, fast-paced business environment.
Executive Insight: Be forewarned – Free Software Foundation, Software Freedom Law Center and other licensors have recently taken a more active approach to enforcement of open source software licenses, leading to a host of enforcement actions against companies that incorporate open source software into their products.
Executive Insight: Today more than ever, it is essential that technology leaders ensure an increasingly greater value and return from the investment made in technology, whether it is through IT or product software.
Executive Insight: Entrepreneurs have played an essential role in founding our nation, building its wealth and enabling significant contributions to the human condition. The entrepreneurial spirit thrives on innovation and will withstand hardships and risks.
Executive Insight: The old adage “pay me a little now, or a lot later” may be more appropriate during times of economic turmoil than at times of stability. Stressed companies can ill afford IT disruption – competition is high, and incidents considered minor a year ago could put a company out of business today.
Executive Insight: Intrapreneurship means adopting the principles of entrepreneurs, but within a corporate environment, usually within a small venture group. Intrapreneurship relies on the resources and assets of a company to create new ideas and products.
Executive Insight: Advanced analytics -- an umbrella term used to describe an expanding collection of software tools, analytical methods and applications -- has emerged in recent years to address head-on the challenges we face in managing and analyzing the data we collect. With the growing demand for advanced analytics, the Triangle is poised to become the world’s leading center for analytics software, expertise and education.
Executive Insight: Triangle Technology Executives Council’s mentoring program gives students a unique opportunity to gain guidance and advice from experienced executives in the technology industry. The program helps students prepare for successful starts in their careers.
Executive Insight: Social media tools are neither substitutes for building relationships, nor are they the next wave in networking. Instead, LinkedIn and Twitter are powerful tools to supplement and amplify the process of keeping network links fresh while revealing opportunities to make them stronger.
Executive Insight: In just over a year, TTEC has exploded in growth to more than 190 members. Members exchange ideas and advice while discussing problems with a bottom line goal of helping each other grow. In future columns, TTEC will offer insight to Local Tech Wire readers as well.