Gartner Top 10 Trends Impacting Infrastructure & Operations for 2020

Today, infrastructure is everywhere, and the pace of change for Infrastructure and Operations will only increase as IT leaders face pressure to more quickly create, deploy, manage and govern dynamic application environments.

Take the implications for Disaster Recovery and Business continuity when our Hybrid IT is sometimes managed by multiple tier vendors, which means a service you are subscribing to relies on another vendor that you do not have a contract or relationship with.

 

The influence of digital business, cloud computing and hybrid IT creates significant “cascade effects” that must be tackled by I&O leaders in 2020 and beyond.

Source: Gartner Top 10 Trends Impacting Infrastructure & Operations for 2020

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Don’t forget humans in your transformation


Don’t forget humans in your transformation

What to include in your IT Transformation!

Most arguments for change in the corporate world are intellectual. There’s often talk of the increasing pace of change, the threat of disruption, the need to be “one enterprise” and the changing expectations of customers. All of these are rational, cerebral arguments, often communicated in dry bullet points and slides.

The inclusion of your human resources in your planning is an important aspect of your Digital Transformation Strategy.

Everyone is talking about the transformation that enterprises must undergo. However, the gap between ambition and execution is widening as transformations stall or flail.

Source: Don’t forget humans in your transformation

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Rethinking disaster recovery for the cloud | CIO


Rethinking disaster recovery for the cloud | CIO

The importance for organisations to ensure they have appropriate recovery provisions for ICT services that are aligned to your Business Continuity Plan is critical. You need to have a plan and testing regime to deal with all levels of disruption.

With the adoption of Cloud Services on the rise, the thought for how this impacts your Disaster Recovery Plan is even more important today.

Strategic Directions will review, update, test and maintain the Business Continuity Plans (BCP), IT Disaster Recovery Plan (ITDRP) and Crisis Management Plan for your Organisation.

 

DR practices that were designed for in-house computing are out of sync with the cloud world. If you haven’t already revised your DR plan for cloud computing, now’s the time.

Source: Rethinking disaster recovery for the cloud | CIO

How to Discover the Real Business Value of IT


How to Discover the Real Business Value of IT

Providing the tools and strategic direction to clearly show you the real value of your IT is a cleaver and relevant ICT Strategy. This ensures your IT spend delivers results, reviewing investment, efficiency, functional performance and resource deployment to aligned with corporate objectives.

Information technology collects lots of performance metrics, but most IT leaders struggle to tell business stakeholders a meaningful story about the business value of IT.

Source: Business Value of IT

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