build or buy

Healthcare IT :: Buy or Build?

What are the drivers affecting buy and build strategies? What elements must be considered if a hospital is to grow and maintain its own applications, purchase an off-the-shelf product, or work with a team (outsource engineering) to build a product? Making the right choice is a challenge. Let’s look at scenarios in the healthcare market…

enterprise application software

Asia Pacific enterprise application software market grows 6.5% in 2013

The enterprise application software market in Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) grew by 6.5 percent in 2013 to reach $12.6 billion, slightly lower growth than in 2012, according to the latest worldwide software market share results from research firm Gartner. Application software markets include enterprise resource planning (ERP), office suites, customer relationship management (CRM), business intelligence…

digital transformation

Gartner: Most Enterprises on the Road to Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is taking place across several industries as they face accelerating pressure for fundamental business process transformation — including embracing digital business technology, in order to survive and stay competitive — according to a report by IT research firm Gartner. “Transformation remains a critically important phenomenon across all industries. Many industries will face intense…

Philippines at CommunicAsia

DTI supports top Philippine ICT players’ participation in CommunicAsia 2014

MANILA, June 17 — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) through the Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC) in Singapore supports the Philippine delegation to CommunicAsia 2014 to further enhance the country’s position as Asia’s e-services hub and global leader in information technology and business process management (IT-BPM). “In participating in Asia’s largest integrated…