Seven out of 10 senior IT executives recognize IT infrastructure as essential in enabling competitive advantage or optimizing revenue and profit. But fewer than 10 percent of organizations are fully prepared to meet the demands of mobile technology, social media, big data and cloud computing.
In “The IT infrastructure conversation: New content, new participants, new tone,” the IBM Institute for Business Value surveyed 750 IT executives from 18 countries to investigate how companies view the importance of IT infrastructure, the investment they are making, and how they can better prepare for the future.
Many are only just beginning to leverage the power of a robust IT infrastructure, but the survey identified a small group of forward-thinking IT leaders who are working to tackle next-generation IT infrastructure challenges.
This IT infrastructure report explores the changing nature of the infrastructure conversation: How are leading companies viewing the importance of IT infrastructure, what investments are they making in this space, and how are they preparing for the future?
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Manager in Growth Solutions Marketing, IBM Systems & Technology Group
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Managing Consultant, IBM Institute for Business Value
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Research Director and North American Leader, IBM Institute for Business Value
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Global Vice President for Growth Solutions, IBM Systems & Technology Group
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