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
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.
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Economic uncertainty surrounding the U.S. government sequester, European debt
crisis and weakening GDP in China has resulted in volatile spending patterns
across most segments of the market. According to the latest market study by
International Data Corporation (IDC), as a result of the current economic
climate, business technology spending was slightly below expectations in the
second half of 2012 and first quarter of 2013.
IDC now projects worldwide IT spending growth of 4.9 percent this year in
constant currency, down from the previous forecast of 5.5 percent growth --
and rep... (more)
December 30, 2013
Throughout 2013 most senior executives have been exposed to the key emerging
business technology trends. During 2014, you're going to see and hear a lot
more about the Internet of Things (IoT) -- and the impact will reach just
about every industry and all the major markets within the Global Networked
Let's consider the forward-looking outlook, from a leading industry analyst.
International Data Corporation (IDC) recently offered their predictions for
the coming year.
"The 3rd Platform's impact was felt throughout the ICT industry in 2013 as a
Savvy executive leaders are already prepared for the shift to more
progressive business technology deployments throughout the enterprise. Open
hybrid cloud architectures, big data analytics and mobile applications are
high-growth platforms at the center of this shift.
In particular, the emerging mobile applications must be integrated, flexible,
and adaptable to constantly changing business conditions. This is the new
normal in many fast-paced industries. That being said, are you ready for the
mobile data deluge that's inevitable?
According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index globa... (more)