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This is a nice summary of a longer piece by my friend Glenn of Forrester. Delivering high quality, high productivity while being flexible are the keys to success as we sit on a tipping point with technology. IT must be flexible and must evolve to balance driving efficiency with driving revenue growth for the business.
The roles in IT will evolve from monitoring to using technology to automate and insure standard processes and configurations elevating the role of IT to business analysts. Business service management practices will also evolve bringing IT closer to driving the business rather than just operating the business. Much of the lower levels of IT are becoming commodity both from a infrastructure and a monitoring perspective and we need to rethink and evolve the roles and the management of the data center to be more flexible going forward.
Nice piece summarizing the great shift occurring in the data center in the coming years.
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IT must industrialize infrastructure and operations — and IT workers must be taught to abandon their love affair with complexity, says Forrester’s Glenn O’Donnell. Consider these 10 pieces of advice on how to do it right. (Read Full Article…)