The Hub Commentary_
The time has come to re-think IT, the assets, sourcing options and management with the focus on growth, sure cost cutting is still in the balance of things too. Opportunities to re-think the routine, automation, leverage lower cost tools for the commodity and apply the shift in that spending toward growth.
One side effect to increased spending is the spending only on new technology without reimagining the whole picture of managing and operating on the day-to-day as well. In another article posted today from the Cloud Computing Journal, downtime costs $100,000/hour. Reimagining IT is the whole operational picture – this is exciting for those who embrace it and make the most of it both from new services and operations.
Last week Gartner announced the results of Gartner’s 2011 CIO Survey and Agenda under the theme of reimagining IT. The idea behind this theme is that CIOs and IT leaders have an opportunity to use new business priorities and technologies to create value in new ways. (Read Full Article…)