The Hub Commentary __
A few interesting results from this survey of over 700 respondents. Nothing shocking, more with less, improved business efficiency and drive business growth. New investments on the rise and operating expenses on the decline.
I consider investments in the management, integration and infrastructure visibility enabling service delivery a key component to new investments. In many of the the articles about new technology, the management component is an afterthought and it is the key to the success of the strategy. It’s the whole package of leveraging new technology, delivery models and how you monitor/manage/measure it.
In these dynamic times integration is often mentioned in much of the dialog, however, I sense it is often overlooked. I caution you not to overlook your integration and management strategy as part of your future investments to drive growth to the top line as is expected with all new investment strategies.
In our fifth business technology survey, executives say they want more immediate value from IT and forward-looking strategies from technology leaders that support growth and innovation. (read full article…)