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ENABLING THE AGILE BUSINESS
Powerful forces of demand and supply are reshaping the work of enterprise IT organizations.
On the demand side, agility is the key to business success, and information and technology are
keys to agility. On the supply side, the consumerization of IT has dramatically changed how
people interact with information technology and how they expect it to work.
In the new world of "IT as a Service" (ITaaS), the technology outputs of IT are packaged, provisioned, and priced as easily consumed business services. The catalog of services includes both
in-house offerings and vetted services from outside vendors. So IT is a provider, a broker, and
sometimes a competitor with outside services.
In parallel, more technologically savvy business organizations are changing how they consume
technology services. They are more willing and able to go outside the corporation for services,
and they increasingly expect services to be on-demand and self-service, with an engaging
This new way of working touches on all facets of enterprise IT, from the technologies employed
to the people and processes that employ them. IT needs new technologies and techniques to
deploy applications quickly, capitalize on big data analytics, and keep electronic assets secure.
It needs technologically versatile and business-oriented staff. And it needs a new degree of
collaboration and transparency with the business organizations that consume its services.
How can a CIO and IT leadership team orchestrate such a comprehensive transformation? We
describe ten vectors of change and the destination ahead for each. Use these descriptions to
assess the progress of your IT transformation in terms of both provisioning and consumption
of services. And gauge progress toward the ultimate goal of business agility - using information and technology to perform better, learn and adapt faster, and innovate to drive growth.
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