One of the biggest challenges IT organizations face is building executive mindshare, but in today’s world, it’s critical.
IT organizations have been trained to think of their value in terms of CAPEX and return on investment. While these are undoubtedly important to the bottom-line, they are not game-changers.
To be relevant tomorrow, IT organizations have to adopt a business-down, customer-centric view of the data center and their roles within it.
They need to be thinking about aligning IT investments to business goals, not just about improving performance or recovery SLAs. They did need to get out of the data center vacuum. Continue reading on sister site Reflections.