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  • Blockchain 3 Key Industries Infographic 600x400 - How North America, Europe and parts of Asia are shaping their blockchain regulatory environments

    How North America, Europe and parts of Asia are shaping their blockchain regulatory environments

    Avasant has analyzed 120 countries around the world to reveal the enabling trends in leading blockchain environments. Learn more in the full infographic.

    May, 2019

  • Blockchain India Infographic 1 600x400 - How Indian States Are Driving Public Sector Blockchain Adoption in India

    How Indian States Are Driving Public Sector Blockchain Adoption in India

    NASSCOM and Avasant's comprehensive analysis of India's Blockchain adoption across states and industries has noted that the involvement of almost 50% of Indian states in blockchain-related initiatives is driving public sector blockchain adoption in India. Learn more from the full report.

    May, 2019

  • IT Best Practices - Project Management Office Adoption Trends

    Project Management Office Adoption Trends

    It has become common for organizations to impose some degree of standardization on their project management processes in an effort to increase success rates. In this study, we examine the trend in adoption of project management offices (PMOs), a best practice that has reached maturity and proved its worth. We present recent practice trends, examine the influence of size and sector on adoption, and provide recommendations for how to measure the success of the PMO. (11 pp., 5 fig.) [Research Byte]

    September, 2016

  • IT Best Practices - Project Management Office Adoption Trends 2015

    Project Management Office Adoption Trends 2015

    It has become common for organizations to impose some degree of standardization on its project management processes in an effort to increase success rates. In this study, we examine the trend toward adoption of project management offices (PMOs), a best practice that has reached maturity and proved its worth. We present recent adoption trends, examine the influence of size and sector on adoption, and provide recommendations for how to measure the success of the PMO. (11 pp., 5 fig.) [Research Byte]

    September, 2015

  • IT Best Practices - Security Incident Management Adoption Trends 2015

    Security Incident Management Adoption Trends 2015

    Computer Economics research shows adoption of security incident management is only moderately mature, despite the apparent escalation in threat levels over the past year, and that there is plenty of room for broader and deeper adoption of this IT management best practice. This is a practice that every IT organization should embrace with some level of rigor. In this study, we introduce the best practices and take a look at adoption trends for security incident management by organization size and sector. We also introduce some of providers of security incident management systems and services. (14 pp., 5 figs.) [Research Byte]

    March, 2015

  • IT Best Practices - Project Management Office Adoption Trends 2014

    Project Management Office Adoption Trends 2014

    The creation of project management offices (PMOs) has become a common practice among larger organizations. In this study, we examine the trend toward adoption of project management offices (PMOs), a best practice that has proved its worth. We present recent adoption trends, examine the influence of size and sector on adoption, and provide recommendations for how to measure the success of the PMO. (10 pp., 5 figs.) [Research Byte]

    October, 2014

  • IT Best Practices - Project Management Office (PMO) Adoption Trends 2013

    Project Management Office (PMO) Adoption Trends 2013

    With the ever increasing demand for efficiency and turnaround of projects, it has become common for organizations to incorporate some degree of uniformity and common standards when it comes to project management. In this study, we examine the trend toward adoption of project management offices (PMOs), a best practice that has been growing in popularity. We present recent adoption trends for the strategy. We also examine the influence of sector on the adoption rate. (10 pp., 5 figs.) [Research Byte]

    March, 2013

  • IT Best Practices - Project Management Office (PMO) Adoption and Best Practices

    Project Management Office (PMO) Adoption and Best Practices

    Much of the work in IT organizations is project-based, and the project management office (PMO) has emerged as a best practice in formalizing project management disciplines. In this study, we examine the trend toward adoption of PMOs. The study examines the extent to which IT organizations have deployed PMOs and measures the level of an organization’s engagement in the practice. We also look at how adoption of this IT management best practice differs by organization size and sector. Finally, we provide recommendations for monitoring the success of the PMO. (10 pp., 5 figs.) [Research Byte]

    March, 2012

  • Technology Trends - Unified Communications Adoption and Experience

    Unified Communications Adoption and Experience

    This study shows that early adopters are achieving positive results with unified communications, both in return on investment (ROI) and total cost of ownership (TCO). Risk appears low, due to predictable costs. While this technology is still early in its adoption cycle, our research points to rising interest. This article assesses the growth in unified communications by analyzing current adoption and investment activity and provides a view of the ROI and TCO experienced by adopters. We also examine adoption and investment rates by organization size and sector. (13 pp., 7 figs.) [Research Byte]

    August, 2011

  • IT Best Practices - ITIL Adoption and Best Practices 2011

    ITIL Adoption and Best Practices 2011

    Providing excellent IT service management to help a business achieve its strategic targets is a much debated but seldom achieved goal. The Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) is perhaps the most widely accepted framework to accomplish this elusive goal. This study begins with a brief explanation of ITIL's history and current framework for IT service management. We next study ITIL adoption and practice levels in North America, examining levels of adoption by organization size and sector. The study concludes with best-practice suggestions for successful ITIL implementations. (10pp., 5 figs.) [Research Byte]

    August, 2011

  • Technology Trends - Mobile Business Application Adoption and Economic Experience 2011

    Mobile Business Application Adoption and Economic Experience 2011

    This study examines adoption and investment trends for mobile business applications, providing data about how many organizations have mobile apps in place, how many are considering such investment, how many are in the implementation stage, and how many are expanding implementations. To give additional insight, we look at the economic experience of those that have implemented mobile apps: we examine return-on-investment experience and balance the potential ROI against the risks, measured in terms of the percentage of organizations that exceed budgets for total cost of ownership. (12 pp., 7 figs.) [Research Byte]

    July, 2011