Business and IT partnering

IT is challenged with continuing to allow the organisations to perform with complex legacy infrastructure. In the modern business context, the changing requirements from business, and the inextricable evolution of technology, has left IT unable to keep up. Increased functionality, speed, and utility demanded by the business, remain key challenges. Thus, business experiences the IT environment as putting the organisations evolution at risk.

Automation and digitisation of core organisations processes is cited as the number one tangible benefit of existing transformation efforts

79% of respondents confirmed that their primary delivery model for digital transformation is a combination of IT and business-led initiatives

Respondents ranked security and mobility as the primary technologies in their digital strategies at 71% and 68% respectively

Cooperation between business and IT is essential for successful transformation

Truly transformative application of technology has the ability to change how businesses operate. New technologies require deep integration into legacy infrastructure, and the only way this can be successfully achieved, is if business and IT work together to ensure success. Business plays the role of identifying which outcomes are necessary to remain competitive and thrive, whilst IT need to ensure that legacy infrastructure, new technologies and their agile applicability, and relevance, is appropriately developed and implemented into the organisation.

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