Businesses, in their haste to move to the cloud, often fall for untested cloud architecture, or even an unproven cloud service provider (CSP) – often failing to make sure the CSP’s capabilities fit their own business strategy needs.
The IT Department, which was hitherto a “supporting” function, is suddenly being looked at as the “most critical” function for implementing their digital business strategy needs.
Businesses need holistic data management practices that can link data across applications and business functions. Growing legislation has heightened the need for effective and secure data management policies.
What sets high performing IT organisations apart from the rest? It could very well be their ability to anticipate. The days of IT thinking it needs to ‘align’ with the organisation are over.
With so much market hype around Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data, Machine Learning (ML) and other technologies, most companies are finding it difficult to ingrain data as a key driver of business decisions.
Agile construction methodologies are dramatically changing how IT infrastructure is being built. Those construction practices will, in turn, give CIOs more flexibility in how they do IT planning and save money on a fast-growing aspect of their budgets at the same time.
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