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  • Product Image NASSCOm report - Engineering and Manufacturing Transformation: Cloudification Approaches Critical Mass

    Engineering and Manufacturing Transformation: Cloudification Approaches Critical Mass

    The traditional reluctance to adopt the cloud for engineering and manufacturing functions is fading, driven by the need for remote collaboration. As the cloud-native application ecosystem for engineering and manufacturing matures, enterprises are turning to the cloud for higher bandwidth and computing requirements. The pandemic acted as a key enabler in driving faster adoption of the cloud, leading to continued growth in the global cloud market for engineering and manufacturing operations. In this context, NASSCOM and Avasant release the report Engineering and Manufacturing Transformation: Cloudification Approaches Critical Mass to help enterprises understand key trends shaping this space.

    November, 2022

  • PrimaryImage Workday HCM Services 2022 2023 - Workday HCM Services 2022–2023 RadarView™

    Workday HCM Services 2022–2023 RadarView™

    The Workday HCM Services 2022–2023 RadarView™ helps organizations define their approach for Workday HCM adoption and identify the right implementation partner to support them in their journey. It assesses Workday HCM service providers based on their ability to offer implementation and managed services with limited disruption. The 55-page report also provides our point of view on how Workday HCM service providers cater to enterprises’ changing needs through a wide portfolio of accelerators and preconfigured solutions, thus delivering a general ranking based on key dimensions of practice maturity, partner ecosystem, and investment and innovation.

    November, 2022

  • Cover Image - Driving digital transformation with IT and OT convergence

    Driving digital transformation with IT and OT convergence

    Manufacturers are under constant pressure to increase automation, lower costs, and leverage smart manufacturing. But, in doing so, they face multiple challenges. These include scaling their digitalization initiatives, bridging data silos, and future-proofing systems. These goals require greater integration of data between what is commonly known as information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT). This research byte outlines what manufacturers should do to integrate IT and OT to reap the full benefits of digital transformation. We also highlight one services firm, Hitachi Vantara, as an example of a service provider addressing this emerging need through its set of products and services for IT and OT convergence.

    September, 2022

  • Network and Digital Services were Never More Vital featured Image - Network and Digital Services were Never More Vital

    Network and Digital Services were Never More Vital

    As organizations emerge from the pandemic and adopt flexible hybrid operating models, the reliance on digital technologies has only increased, with mobility at its center point. The cloud, cybersecurity, and network form the foundational pillars to enable organizations to achieve digital transformation, as it requires unfettered access to data across the entire infrastructure. This Research Byte outlines what organizations must rapidly do to manage networks and infrastructure as they make the changes enacted during the pandemic permanent. It builds on findings from the Orange Business Services Analyst Event, held on July 6–7, 2022, and Avasant Research.

    September, 2022

  • NASSCOM Report Featured Image - Digital Enterprise Maturity 3.0: Boosting Business Resilience through Technology

    Digital Enterprise Maturity 3.0: Boosting Business Resilience through Technology

    The pandemic disrupted the technology adoption curve, as most enterprises had to skip the trial or pilot phase to get ahead. As companies graduate in their digital journey, their focus shifts from tangible benefits, such as revenue growth and employee productivity, to intangible aspects, for example, sustainable business practices and employee wellness. The Digital Enterprise Maturity 3.0: Boosting Business Resilience through Technology report allows businesses to benchmark their digital strategy and ongoing initiatives against their peers using NASSCOM and Avasant’s digital maturity framework, which identifies performance gaps and prospects that lie ahead.

    July, 2022

  • Featured Image Kyndryl - Kyndryl’s New Strategy for Security and Cloud Services

    Kyndryl’s New Strategy for Security and Cloud Services

    Kyndryl has been reorganizing its practice areas after its spin-off from IBM’s managed infrastructure services business unit, formerly known as IBM’s Global Technology Services group. This research byte focuses specifically on Kyndryl’s Cloud and Security and Resiliency practices. Through Kyndryl’s webinar about its cloud and security services, we heard from Kris Lovejoy and Harish Grama, the global practice leaders for Security and Resiliency and Cloud, respectively. One common theme that emerged was a shift from an IBM-focused approach to an ecosystem approach involving partners in addition to IBM.

    June, 2022

  • PrimaryImage ARVRXR Services 2022 - AR/VR/XR Services 2022 RadarView™

    AR/VR/XR Services 2022 RadarView™

    The AR/VR/XR Services 2022 RadarView™ assists organizations in identifying strategic partners for augmented reality/virtual reality/extended reality (AR/VR/XR) by offering detailed capability and experience analyses of service providers. It provides a 360-degree view of key AR/VR/XR service providers across practice maturity, partner ecosystem, and investments and innovation, supporting enterprises in identifying the right AR/VR/XR services partner. The 60-page report also highlights top market trends in the AR/VR/XR space and Avasant’s viewpoint.

    May, 2022

  • PrimaryImage Cybersecurity Services 2022 - Cybersecurity Services 2022 RadarView™

    Cybersecurity Services 2022 RadarView™

    The Cybersecurity Services 2022 RadarView™ is designed to inform enterprises about best practices in this space and provide a relatively granular understanding of key service providers. It provides a 360-degree view of key cybersecurity services providers across practice maturity, partner ecosystem, and investments and innovation, thereby supporting enterprises in identifying the right cybersecurity services partner. The 85-page report also highlights top market trends in the cybersecurity space and Avasant’s viewpoint.

    April, 2022

  • Google Research byte - Google’s Latest Move in Building Out its Security Platform Offering

    Google’s Latest Move in Building Out its Security Platform Offering

    The rising threat landscape has led cloud service providers to expand the scope of their cybersecurity offerings to multiple data sources and automate the triage process and incident response. This includes the use of artificial intelligence/machine learning to model the behavior of attackers and identify threats in advance. By acquiring Mandiant and Siemplify, Google is taking a big step in its vision of “invisible security” with automated threat hunting, detecting, and response. This will allow CISOs to capitalize on the SIEM-to-SOAR maturity trend for streamlining their threat response procedures.

    March, 2022

  • WiproEdgile - Wipro’s Edgile Acquisition: Another Step in the Right Direction for Wipro’s Cybersecurity Aspirations

    Wipro’s Edgile Acquisition: Another Step in the Right Direction for Wipro’s Cybersecurity Aspirations

    IT service providers are looking to own the end-to-end cybersecurity adoption cycle and be part of the executive decision-making. This implies going beyond regular implementation and managed security services and offering consultancy and advisory services. Through Edgile, Wipro aims to achieve the following two goals: move up the value chain by playing an influential role in the initial stages of deals, which involve decision-making at the board or CXO leveland position itself as an end-to-end service provider by augmenting its cybersecurity consulting capabilities and covering the entire value chain.

    February, 2022

  • PrimaryImage Global Hire to Retire BPT 2021 2022 - Global Hire-to-Retire Business Process Transformation 2021-2022 RadarView™

    Global Hire-to-Retire Business Process Transformation 2021-2022 RadarView™

    The Global Hire-to-Retire Business Process Transformation 2021-22 RadarView™ assists organizations in identifying strategic partners for digital HR transformation by featuring detailed capability and experience analyses of leading service providers. It provides a 360-degree view of key HR service providers across practice maturity, domain ecosystem, and investments and innovations, thus helping enterprises in evaluating leading players in the HR space. The 70-page report also highlights top market trends in the HR outsourcing arena and Avasant’s viewpoint on them.

    December, 2021

  • PrimaryImage Workday HCM Services 2021 2022 - Workday HCM Services 2021–2022 RadarView™

    Workday HCM Services 2021–2022 RadarView™

    The Workday HCM Services 2021–2022 RadarView™ helps enterprises define their approach for Workday HCM adoption and identify the right implementation partner to support them in their journey. It assesses Workday service providers based on their ability to offer implementation and managed services with limited disruption. The 58-page report also provides our point of view on how Workday service providers are catering to the changing needs of enterprises through a wide portfolio of accelerators and preconfigured solutions, thus delivering a general ranking based on key dimensions of practice maturity, partner ecosystem, and investment and innovation.

    December, 2021

  • PrimaryImage Intelligent ITOps Services 2021 2022 - Intelligent ITOps Services 2021–2022 RadarView™

    Intelligent ITOps Services 2021–2022 RadarView™

    The Intelligent ITOps Services 2021–2022 RadarView™ assists organizations in identifying strategic partners for IT operations by featuring detailed capability and experience analyses of leading service providers. It provides a 360-degree view of key intelligent ITOps service providers across practice maturity, partner ecosystem, and investments and innovation, thus supporting enterprises in identifying the right intelligent ITOps service partner. The 80-page report also highlights top market trends in the intelligent ITOps space and Avasant’s viewpoint.

    October, 2021

  • ANZ byte featured image - Digital Acceleration Key to Increase Resilience – A/NZ market

    Digital Acceleration Key to Increase Resilience – A/NZ market

    The drive towards digitization due to COVID-19 has changed the nature of IT engagement and outsourcing. It is no different in the case of the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) market, where clients are facing budget constraints and shorter decision-making windows. Their business strategies are increasingly underpinned by use of multiple digital technologies to cater to changing consumer demand. And, they are responding by consolidating their vendor ecosystems and taking a holistic approach rather than a siloed or individual solution-based view. This article builds on findings from the Wipro Australia and New Zealand Analyst and Advisory Day as well as Avasant Research.

    October, 2021