The shift toward network automation and virtualization offered by Software Defined Networks will increase demand for DevOps professionals. If you have both technical expertise and business acumen, you may soon have new IT career options.
It’s the bête noire of C-level managers the world over — too often, it’s easy to be pulled into the morass of day-to-day issues at the expense of strategy. If the role is predominantly operational, fair enough, but being forced into operations when you were hired to be strategic (or vice versa) is frustrating for everybody involved. So how do CIOs balance operations and strategy? Aligning the departmental business plan with the organisation’s strategic plan is an obvious starting point. Beyond that, however, CIOs have developed their own methods of staying strategic.
In an increasingly complex business environment, the pace of change represents a threat as well as a lucrative opportunity. How can you secure and successfully act on the immediate transformational needs of your organisation? And how can you ensure that future transformations are equally smooth and repeatable? This guide provides you with 7 succinct, actionable steps that can be applied to any transformation scenario.