Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2016

Always interesting and fun to share. Here's Gartner's annual prediction of strategic trends shaping technology over next 4 years. Gartner groups these into three broad trends: The first three trends address merging the physical and virtual worlds and the emergence of the digital mesh. While organizations focus on digital business today, algorithmic business is emerging. …

Different Metric Types Meet Different Needs

Enterprises should differentiate between different types of metrics and how they are used. Lagging, Leading and Diagnostic measures should be combined to ensure they are supporting long-term objectives while focusing on intermediate and daily activities that make a difference. As a quick reference consider the following table for getting the right mix: Type Definition Review …

The Intelligent BPMS Magic Quadrant

As part of a growing trend from multiple fronts to extend BPM technologies beyond their traditional uses, Gartner recently released a magic quadrant evaluating Intelligent BPMS. Incorporating, social, analytics, complex event processing, and mobile has allowed these tools to deliver a new level of potential and value creation capabilities. Whether the trend is labeled “Dynamic,” “Adaptive,” “Intelligent,” or something else, organizations that have already captured the majority of the benefits from traditional BPM technologies will see additional value from deploying this new breed of integrated technologies into their business processes.

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