There’s often a misconception that major change is a bad thing because the old way is “how we’ve always done it.” That’s one of the reasons why people feel uncertainty when it comes to acquisitions. In fact, they can be and usually are a positive event, particularly when the companies combining capabilities and talent are viewed as complementary to one another. By now you’re probably aware that Avnet is selling…
IoT is shaping human life with greater connectivity and ultimate functionality through ubiquitous networking to the Internet. But how does IoT differ from machine to machine (M2M)? And is it capable of being more than just smart “things”?
Strategic Alliances continue to be an important mechanism for leading technology companies to improve competitive positioning and grow market share. However, the inherent complexity of forging an effective alliance relationship between large businesses means that not all alliances deliver on their promise or potential. Most every leading technology vendor faces this issue, and it is handled in various ways.
Guest Blogger Steve White, Program Director, Strategic Alliances Research, IDC dives deeper into the strategic alliance conundrum.
From the rise of managing enterprise mobile platforms, to software-defined data centers, to cloud delivery options and big data analytics, there are landmark opportunities for growth and advancement in the industry.