Tech Trends 2017: The Kinetic Enterprise


AS ORGANIZATIONS MODERNIZE THEIR IT OPERATING AND DELIVERY MODELS, SOME are creating multifunctional teams and breaking down silos across IT. They are also looking beyond organizational boundaries to explore the open talent market and to form new types of relationships with vendors, incubators, and academics. Finally, with technology dominating strategic business priorities, some companies are educating executives and staff to increase awareness and understanding of both core and emerging technologies. For many, embracing this multifaceted approach may require adjustments to org models, IT processes, and supporting systems. The good news is that irrespective of an organization’s legacy footprint, there are systematic approaches that can make the task more manageable. And the outcome may justify the effort: Services become “unbounded” and more efficient, transforming the IT organization.