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2013 IT year in numbers

Major IT facts, news, and statistic for 2013

In the last days of 2013 we publish some most interesting facts from IT industry in numbers.

Our leader is the fact about Healthcare.gov: “500 million lines of code behind the beleaguered Healthcare.gov website. Programmers spent most of October and November debugging and rewriting the code to get the site up to speed.”

The full list “2013 IT year in numbers”:

3.7 trillion – in U.S. dollars worldwide IT spending in 2013, according to Gartner’ research published in July. Prediction is 2 percent increase from 2012 spending. Statistic include data from the hardware, software, IT services and telecom markets.

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ComputerWorld’s new rules for Enterprise Apps

To be successful enterprise apps must be…

Originally “The new rules for enterprise apps” posted by Minda Zetlin for ComputerWorld. SoftElegance as software development company with major part of enterprise customers attended in the latest trends in enterprise IT world.

“To be successful today, enterprise software must be more user-friendly, get updated more often, and offer users outside your company more transparency than ever before”.

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In this post you’ll find some of most important new rules for enterprise apps and software.

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Gartner: Worldwide IT Spending to Grow 3.7 Percent in 2012

Gartner, the research and advisory company says Worldwide IT Spending to Grow in 2012

Worldwide IT spending is forecast to total $3.8 trillion in 2012, a 3.7 percent increase from 2011, according to the latest outlook by Gartner, Inc. In 2011, worldwide IT spending totaled $3.7 trillion, up 6.9 percent from 2010 levels.

Gartner is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company published it’s forecast “Gartner Says Worldwide IT Spending to Grow 3.7 Percent in 2012“.

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Gartner has revised downward its outlook for 2012 global IT spending from its previous forecast of 4.6 percent growth. All four major technology sectors computing hardware, enterprise software, IT services and telecommunications equipment and services are expected to experience slower spending growth in 2012 than previously forecast, but it still grow comparing to 2011.

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IT outsourcing predictions for 2012 by CIO.com

2012 will bring some new IT outsourcing trends

Originally posted by Stephanie Overby, freelance writer, for CIO.com “12 IT Outsourcing Predictions for 2012“.

“In 2011, the IT outsourcing industry was marked by smaller deals, leery customers, profit-squeezed IT service providers and a lot of cloud computing talk. Much of that could continue next year, but as 12 predictions for 2012 indicate, you can expect some new IT outsourcing developments”.

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#1. 2012 Will Be a Mixed Bag of M&A Activity

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Prediction of changes in Cloud Computing and Big Data in 2012

Here is an interview with Informatica‘s executives about the changes in cloud computing and big data in upcoming 2012. As outsourcing software development company we are always watching the latest technologies predictions, we are always up-to-date with IT trends. So it’s really useful SandHill.com’s interview.

“First, cloud will move out of the consideration phase and into implementation more broadly in the enterprise including within the federal government. And more IT organizations will make the shift from cost center to profit center, in part due to the adoption of cloud computing.”

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Darren Cunningham is Vice President, Marketing at Informatica. Chris Boorman is Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President of Enablement and Education at Informatica.

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The Top 10 Business Technology Trends To Watch: 2012 To 2014

Forrester: Tech changes to expect to 2014

Here is Forrester’s research for Enterprise Architecture Professionals. Business Intelligence tools, mobile apps and cloud application platforms are areas that will evolve and create significantly more business value between today and 2014.

Driving increasing capacity for business innovation remains high on the CIO’s agenda, but enterprise architects struggle to keep up with the rapidly changing technology landscape while also juggling current state complexity.

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Forrester gauged 208 IT executives with knowledge of their companies’ technology strategies to see what areas they expect to change most during the next three years:

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Gartner Webinar: Enterprise Business Architecture

Enterprise Business Architecture: Uniting Business and IT

Enterprise architects are in a unique position to enable and lead the unification of business and IT. Leading organizations know “our business is IT, and IT is our business.”

One crucial aspect of unifying business and IT is leveraging a enterprise business architecture as a conduit for engaging business leaders, and understanding the ripple effect of business changes on people, process, information and technology.

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Here is Gartner Webinar “Enterprise Business Architecture: Uniting Business and IT” by Betsy Burton, VP Distinguished Analyst. The discussed topics are “What is the value of supporting enterprise business architecture?”, “How should organizations approach supporting their business architecture?”, and “How can organizations leverage business capabilities to engage the business?”.

SoftElegance presentation at APICS Houston Chapter: “Inventory Logistic Management Using GPS/Wireless System”

Inventory Logistic Management Using GPS/Wireless System at APICS Chapter

SoftElegance has submitted the presentation “Inventory Logistic Management Using GPS/Wireless System” at Houston Chapter of Association for Operations Management. The October’s session of APICS started with SoftElegance’s USA presentation.

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“Many companies use traditional process to track inventory and provide project status updates. Over the years those traditional methods have proven to be inefficient, costly, and time consuming for yard and shop employees. Without a reliable way to track how many moves are made around the yard in a given day, many organizations lose money because they cannot determinate the optimal number of employees and forklifts required for route optimization”, says official APICS Pressrelease.

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Study: Software development success is still elusive

Despite technology breakthroughs over the years, software development remains costly and error-prone

Today we’ve found interesting study about software development projects statistic. “The data about software development projects is sobering—as it has been for decades. Too many projects still end up way over budget and behind schedule.”

This study covers 10 000 software projects and found that 21% of them had failed, meaning they weren’t completed or were rejected by the customer. About 37% of the projects in the study were deemed successful: They came in on time and within budget, and users accepted the result.

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The rest 42% of the projects were found to be challenges: They were late, over budget, not meeting users’ needs, or all of the above. This it new study published at 2011 by Standish Group.

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Worldwide enterprise IT spending and the future of IT

Gartner has released two researches about enterprise IT spending and about the future of IT.

New Gartner’s research found that enterprise IT spending estimates to total $2.7 trillion in 2012. In 2011 expected spending was $2.6 trillions. The increase is 3.9 percent.

Also Gartner’s analysts say it’s needed to oust the old, legacy systems in favor of mobile, cloud computing systems.

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Today we would like you to know more predicts about IT spending and how to invest this budget, Gartner has found on it’s researches.

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