The retail industry is undergoing a technology revolution. From managing and shipping inventory in real time to completely customizing the user experience – the possibilities are endless. So, how are innovative retailers leveraging technology to gain a competitive advantage? CDW found that those who are prioritizing data analytics are using data to simultaneously improve the […]
The mobile application market is growing steadily, as apps continue to demonstrate business value by boosting productivity, saving time and cutting costs. In fact, the market for enterprise mobile applications is expected to reach $61 billion by 2018, according to Strategic Analytics. CDW’s Enterprise Mobile App Report surveyed 374 mobile app decision makers at businesses […]
The cloud market has matured, and many IT professionals have moved well beyond the fundamentals of cloud computing. They are exploring advanced topics and taking a deeper dive into the art and science of cloud computing, covering details of migration, financial outcomes and barriers to further adoption. As organizations increasingly leverage the cloud for enterprise […]
Healthcare IT is facing radical new changes as the industry works to overhaul service models and integrate advanced data analytics for improved population health management. Combined with the influx of data from electronic health records and health information exchanges, the healthcare industry is poised to benefit greatly from clinical analytics. CDW Healthcare’s Analytics in Healthcare Report […]
Windows, Chrome, Android, Apple; traditionally, districts picked a single operating platform for instruction and administrative functions – but is that still necessary? As districts embrace mobility and cloud in the classroom and as a business enabler, how do multiple platforms affect students and educators as well as districts’ short and long-term educational goals? CDW-G surveyed […]
The CDW App Marketplace is a single online destination for all phases of your mobile application strategy. The Marketplace helps organizations cut through the challenges of today’s highly fragmented mobile application market by connecting them with vetted, proven developers of industry-leading mobile apps by key business functions. Unlike other app stores that offer only off-the-shelf […]
As millions of workers bring their own mobile devices to work and connect to their employers’ networks, those devices further complicate already-complex computing systems. The BYOD phenomenon is one of the greatest challenges for IT professionals: empowering worker choice and productivity while protecting the organization’s network, data and assets. CDW’s Mobility at Work Report surveyed […]
Common Core State Standards offer educators, parents and administrators a consistent and clear understanding of what students need to learn in order to be successful in the classroom, college and beyond. Technology is a critical component of Common Core that can support teaching, learning and student engagement and assessment. CDW-G’s latest research, Common Core Tech […]
An organization’s decision to move IT to the cloud is daunting because it is a wholesale change in sourcing and delivery of solutions. However, most organizations are planning to shift select capabilities there, and many already have. The decision is often influenced by technology trends, including the growth of bring your own device (BYOD), the consumerization of IT and ever-closer ties between technology delivery and business outcomes.
CDW-G and Discovery Education invite you to be a part of the 2013 Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes. Now in its 11th year, Win a Wireless Lab provides teachers with the classroom technology tools they need to create and deliver interactive projects and lessons. School employees can register once per day from now until May […]
Small businesses are getting a competitive lift from their employees’ use of mobile devices, but most employees use their own devices, and small business IT managers are working to keep up. CDW’s Small Business Mobility Report surveyed mobile device users and IT management professionals across five small business industries to determine how mobile technology will change the small business landscape moving forward.
The traditional lecture model is the standard learning method in most American classrooms, but there is growing interest in new learning models that are encouraging students and teachers to “learn now, lecture later.” CDW-G’s new report, Learn Now, Lecture Later, looks at how technology is supporting the move to these new learning models.
One in four organizations has experienced a data loss in the last two years. Many report breaches jeopardizing their email, network or other sensitive information. CDW’s Data Loss Straw Poll surveyed 654 IT professionals from business, financial services, healthcare and higher education about data loss and what’s still keeping them up at night.
Think of energy efficiency as a multi-layer solution stack: hardware selection, consolidation, virtualization, design, cooling strategies and software. In its fourth year, the Energy Efficient IT Report provides solutions rating maps based on IT professionals’ experiences and identifies where organizations might find their next energy efficient IT investment.