Mitch Betts

Executive Editor

Mitch Betts is an executive editor at IDG Enterprise. He was previously executive editor of CIO and Computerworld magazines.

That mobile management is going to cost you more

IDC report: Streamline those ancient RFP templates

IDC report: Streamline those ancient RFP templates

Antiquated RFP templates and overly complicated RFP processes aren’t meeting the needs of today’s digital enterprises, according to an IDC report for IT buyers

Digital transformation: The vendors that got you here may not get you there

Digital transformation: The vendors that got you here may not get you there

Digital transformation requires a fresh look at traditional and emerging vendors to see which ones can really help the organization exploit the latest technologies

IDC's guide to avoiding vendor lock-in

IDC's guide to avoiding vendor lock-in

Download a free IDC report that's full of advice to help enterprise IT customers recognize "vendor control points," gain leverage in negotiations, and retain the option to switch vendors if necessary

Big data is doomed unless basic data management improves

Big data is doomed unless basic data management improves

Big data projects will never meet expectations if the underlying data is inaccurate or missing. It’s time to fix the 'dysfunctional cycle of data chaos,' says a TechVision Research report

Manufacturers' resistance to the cloud is weakening

Manufacturers' resistance to the cloud is weakening

Manufacturers have typically resisted putting their complex ERP systems in the cloud. But a report from Technology Evaluation Centers identifies several ways that could change in the future

Essential CRM software features: The savvy buyer's guide

Essential CRM software features: The savvy buyer's guide

The features that a modern CRM system should have and the niche CRM products that will be hard to integrate

Study: Untamed analytics will take your business on a wild ride

Study: Untamed analytics will take your business on a wild ride

Companies need a governance strategy to check their predictive models are not based on faulty or outdated assumptions

Preparing IT for the 'gig economy'

Preparing IT for the 'gig economy'

In the next 10 years, companies will regularly tap into a vast pool of independent contractors on a pay-as-you-go basis, but CIOs need to get much more involved in setting up the secure IT connections to make it work, researchers say....

Millennials will accelerate Internet of things action

Millennials will accelerate Internet of things action

As digital natives become business decision-makers in the next few years, they will push for faster deployments of real-time, sensor-driven applications, IDC predicts

IDC predicts bad news for old-school IT as CEOs embrace digital transformation

IDC predicts bad news for old-school IT as CEOs embrace digital transformation

CEOs are making the 'digital transformation' part of their business strategy, which means big changes for IT departments, according to IDC's analysis. Watch the free IDC FutureScape webcast "Worldwide Digital Transformation 2016...

Survey shows instant messaging will surpass email

More than half of the CIOs polled said real-time communication tools will overtake traditional email in the workplace within five years

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