Thinking Differently Amidst the Hype
The discussion of adopting any one type of IT infrastructure is in a manner clouding the fundamental premise of changing for the better. End-users tend to continue to get carried away with the notion that if its not complex than its not attractive. With numerous models and trends coming to fore, including cloud, hosting and convergence of technologies – we think this is the right time to bring forth a discussion around this subject. Transformative ICT aims at adopting a revolutionary ICT framework that helps in the alignment of IT with business, better asset utilization and ROI, more robust business continuity, optimizing costs through pay-as-you-go models and building a elastic ICT framework. We see the genesis of benchmark Index's that will help end-users gauge their level of transformation as compared to the industry or their peers. This would guide them towards the adoption of technologies and ICT models that enable rapid transformation as against a silo approach of adopting technology and models that result in point-gains.
IDG in partnership with IDC would like to lead a discussion with this event to discuss important trends that will help shape the transformative framework for end-users.
IT Transformation – Understanding Shifts And Innovations That Will Drive Better Business Value
Simon Piff, Director, Enterprise Infrastructure, Practice Group, IDC Asia/Pacific
End-users have been privy to a lot of transformation messages over the last few years. What is absolutely true is the need to transform, but the exact approach and direction remains ambiguous. In addition, it is unclear to an end-user how far they are from what could be the ideal state for their business. IDC thinks there is a need to understand the underlying trends and help suggest a path that balances the many variables needed to build a more robust IT.
Understanding this dilemma, IDC invested in a Transformation benchmark survey across 8 countries in the A⁄P region. IDC would share the results from this study as a background to understanding the current state, and will discuss future trends that will transform the IT infrastructure.