Andre Simm, CIO, Voyage Care
Ian Golding, Interim CIO, Sthree plc
Anita Lettink, Strategic Advisor & Analyst, HRTechRadar.com
Tom Worley, Head of Product Management, Virgin Media Business
Tagged: Enterprise IT
There has been a fashion in corporate IT to utilise IT Business Partnering as a way of getting ‘closer to the business’ – ensuring the IT team are working in alignment with the organisation as a whole. This is often a good model if the organisation has many diverse business areas with specific requirements and challenges. As the advance of consumer technologies removes barriers to entry and lowers investment costs for new entrants it could well be argued that in large organisations this is critical to future success, or indeed survival.
Workload mobility and the need to maintain SLAs will be a defining feature of Unbounded IT and it is in the sphere of Cyber and Information security where I think the business will first force IT to reevaluate some its most deeply held dogmas and static thinking.