How to Reach Digital Business Goals with IT-as-a-Service
Senior executive expectations have been raised for traditional IT
organizations that broker cloud computing services for their internal
business stakeholders. Besides, there's a belief that the lack of dimension
maturity can slow digital service innovation outcomes.
As a result, International Data Corporation (IDC) now predicts that by 2016,
65 percent of global competitive strategies will require real-time
IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) solutions.
The ability of CIOs and their IT organizations to grasp how business wants
cloud computing services that serve actual business needs -- not traditional
IT components -- is significantly altering the ways in which service
management is achieving success.
Quest for Competitive Strategic Advantage
New business technologies are fundamentally altering how IT organizations
We’re nearing the end of 2014 and most smart CEOs already know their IT
transformation game plan for 2015 – more digital differentiation woven into
the fabric of their essential operations. Every enterprise is now a digital
business, regardless of the industry. That’s why digital service innovators
are in such high demand. Meanwhile, many of the more traditional IT
process-oriented jobs will diminish in importance.
Are you evolving your IT support team’s roles and responsibilities, as a
result these key trends? Forward-thinking CIOs and IT managers have already
embraced business ... (more)
May 22, 2014
If you're an executive that's concerned about the high-cost of proprietary
software, you're not alone. If your IT team pushes back whenever Line of
Business leaders ask them for feature enhancements that goes beyond the
limits of the commercial software packages they've licensed, then you already
know that frustration.
Are you wondering if there's an alternative to this legacy business
technology scenario? Consider Open Source Software (OSS) and follow in the
footsteps of the previously enlightened.
North Bridge Venture Partners recently announced the results of the e... (more)
Internet usage is evolving, and so are the application scenarios for business
technology. In the foreseeable future, desktop personal computers will
produce a much smaller share of commercial internet protocol (IP) traffic.
Mobile and portable devices -- other than PCs -- will drive the majority of
traffic by 2018.
According to the latest findings from Cisco Visual Networking Index, in
2013, just 33 percent of IP traffic originated with non-PC devices. However,
by 2018, the non-PC share of IP traffic will grow to 57 percent. Moreover,
commercial mobile location-based services wil... (more)
So far, 2014 has turned into a banner year for CIOs that have invested the
time and effort to plan for hybrid cloud services, while building strong
strategic relationships with their Line of Business leadership. Their
approved capital investment budget spend is on-track and operational expenses
are contained, as planned.
Savvy senior executives across the globe continue to make selective
investments in new business technology. In fact, there could be a moderate IT
infrastructure spend over the next 12-18 months, which will likely increase
the demand for open source software and ... (more)