Has there ever been a period where the IT organization is so vitally important while also under fire from all areas of the company?
Whether an implicit or explicit reality, IT organizations are at a critical juncture: Either accelerate innovation, or prepare to be marginalized as lines of business turn externally to acquire the IT services they need.
This tipping point represents an unprecedented opportunity for the IT organization to become the center of excellence in innovation for the company. The supporting tools, infrastructure, and processes have coalesced and matured to help the IT team take charge in developing and delivering fundamentally new and differentiating applications and services.
For example, these innovative applications could help your company:
Innovative and agile IT, as both a strategy and a means of delivering new applications, requires a fundamental shift in processes, applications, and infrastructure. This web book sheds light on the cloud infrastructure and tools required to support agile IT methods and applications and demonstrates why open source technology is the best way to achieve the full benefits of this new, rapid mode of IT service delivery.