Gartner Says the Number of U.S. Employees Going Above and Beyond at Work at All-Time Low

Employee performance and effort are now at the lowest levels seen since 2010, according to CEB, now Gartner. In Q4 2017, 19.7 percent of U.S. employees said that they have a high willingness to go above and beyond their job expectations, significantly down from the 24 percent of employees who indicated that level of job effort in Q3 2017.

Employee Insecurity is Reshaping the UK Labour Market, Says Gartner

Active job seeking in the UK has steadily increased by 5 per cent over the last year, according to new data from CEB, now Gartner, with less than one third of employees reporting high intent to stay with their existing employer. However, job seekers are demonstrating increasing caution amid low wages and Brexit uncertainty, which is changing the face of the UK labour market.

Gartner Says Employees in Germany Reporting Higher Discretionary Effort Than the Global Average

Employees in Germany are working harder than the global industry average, according to the latest worldwide research by CEB, now Gartner. Employee discretionary effort (employee willingness to go above and beyond the call of duty) was reported by 16.2 percent of employees in Germany in 4Q 2017, up from the global average of 15.8 percent of employees.

Gartner Says I&O Skills Gaps Will Cause 75 Percent of Organizations to Experience Visible Business Disruptions by 2020

Two-thirds of organizations are not adequately addressing the infrastructure and operations (I&O) skills gaps that will impede their digital business initiatives, according to Gartner, Inc. Successful I&O organizations will need to implement vastly different roles and technologies during the next five years.

Gartner Says Worldwide IoT Security Spending Will Reach $1.5 Billion in 2018

Internet of Things (IoT)-based attacks are already a reality. A recent CEB, now Gartner, survey found that nearly 20 percent of organizations observed at least one IoT-based attack in the past three years. To protect against those threats Gartner, Inc. forecasts that worldwide spending on IoT security will reach $1.5 billion in 2018, a 28 percent increase from 2017 spending of $1.2 billion.

Gartner Survey Reveals Business Value or Benefits Realization Is the Leading IT Cost-Optimization Priority for CIOs

IT cost optimization in most organizations is now largely focused on business optimization rather than cost cutting, according to a recent survey* by Gartner, Inc. Survey respondents revealed that their top criterion for selecting cost optimization priorities is business value or benefits realization, rather than the biggest or fastest cost reductions.