Business Leaders Demand More Visibility from IT

Share  
1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11
Previous Next

Click through to learn more about IDC's research into the IT information gap facing business decision makers.

One of the fundamental tenets of IT is that investing in it helps the business run better. But as business processes have become more complex in the age of the Web, it turns out that business executives say they have less visibility than ever before.

In a survey of 474 business and IT leaders conducted by International Data Corp. (IDC) on behalf of Compuware, only 31 percent said their IT organizations were well equipped to help business leaders understand the impact, risks and opportunities associated with conducting business on the Internet.

Be sure to read our Mike Vizard's post on this research over at his blog.

And perhaps most challenging of all, business leaders want end-to-end visibility into business processes in real time. That’s a tall order for most IT organizations as business processes now span any number of applications, databases and systems, many of which are no longer under the direct control of IT as public cloud computing continues to gain traction.

The challenge that IT needs to step up to meet is that not only do business executives want to know what’s going on, they want meaningful reports. Right now, so many of them are inundated with reports that might as well be full of gibberish. They can’t really discern what is happening because each report only provides a portion of the information they need. And even then, chances are that the information is already out of date.
 

Related Topics : A Big Market for Big Data Jobs, Midmarket CIO, IT Management Automation, SharePoint, Technology Markets

 
More Slideshows

LogentriesDevOpsChallenges2015-0x Top Five DevOps and Ops Team Challenges for 2015

Explore the five challenges teams need to address – from cultural changes and shifting ownership to hybrid environment complications, as well as steps to take now that will help teams overcome future challenges. ...  More >>

IT_Man34-190x128 The Seven W.A.R.N.I.N.G. Signs of Career Distress

To create awareness, you have to have the ability and presence of mind to step back and see your current situation for what it is. While everyone's situation is highly personal, some common themes are consistent with what most people experience. ...  More >>

ITCareers23-190x128 Five Secrets to Impress a Job Interviewer

Without a doubt, making a positive first impression is crucial in most pursuits, but never more so than when interviewing for a job. ...  More >>

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Sign up now and get the best business technology insights direct to your inbox.


 
Close
Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date