Having endured the weirdest year any of us could have imagined, what will be different in 2021?

Dec 21, 2020

 

 

 

In this the first of a multi-part report, IT Wire looks at general thoughts for life in 2021 before addressing more specific topics in subsequent reports.

This is the question we posed to our panel of experts:
Having endured the weirdest year any of us could have imagined, what will be different in 2021?

By David Heath

 

Do Industry executives think our lives will improve in the coming year? Or will it be Groundhog Year? Again… Again… Again…

Jim Shanahan, COO, Serverfarm agrees. “Whether by salami-slicing or best of breeding big applications and service tranches onto most-fit-for-purpose platforms, CTOs and CIOs are back in control and embracing the options offered by multiple cloud offerings. In terms of UpStacking, IT organizations will continue to slim down their structure, reskill people to high-value tasks and reduce costs by shifting away from the infrastructure operations and management best left to specialists.

“Success in an all-digital world means rapid time to value for IT projects. In 2021, CIO and CTO success will be measured by management, internal customers and consumers on how quickly they harness emerging technologies to deliver new applications that improve and enhance the customer experience in an increasingly ‘as-a-service’ world.

There’s an interesting concept – “rapid time to value,” expanding as it does, the worth of something to be much more than mere dollars and hours.

 



“Success in an all-digital world means rapid time to value for IT projects.”


 

 

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