In the enterprise sector, where smart contracts will dictate terms and cloud-tasking using multiple providers is the norm, there will be a need for transparency and an immutable system of record.
Across the globe, more CIOs and CTOs are planning significant IT infrastructure investments, as part of their organization’s digital transformation growth agenda. Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.7 trillion in 2018 — that’s an increase of 4.5 percent from 2017, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.
“The vast majority of organizations are still working on IT infrastructure transformation, and over a third (38%) have only just started their journey. Another 44% have are right in the middle of their transformation program, and still have some way to go.”
Executives tend to relegate cybersecurity to the IT department. That is a mistake, because cyber incidents affect the entire organization. We should conduct regular cybersecurity drills, as we do fire and safety drills. That’s where tabletop exercises can play a big role.
Why are savvy CIOs and CTOs so focused on Hybrid IT infrastructure solutions? More enterprises are moving to hybrid and multi-cloud environments. According 451 Research, the cloud services market will reach $53.3 billion in 2021, that up from $28.1 billion this year.
Become the disruptor of your industry’s status quo, or face the consequences. To succeed, CEOs need to know the answer to a key question in 2018 and beyond. Does our CIO and/or CTO have what it takes to contribute to a meaningful and substantive digital transformation agenda?
Source: Digital Lifescapes