During the last three years users have seen dramatic changes in how they access, consume and interact with technology. These changes have rolled across the enterprise, demanding IT managers incorporate better functionality and modify their environments to meet the needs of users and their businesses. While concerns about consumerization, virtualization, social media and cloud have assailed IT management, the eternal challenges remain.
IT management must focus on increased security requirements, delivering results faster, increasing performance, tight budgets and tightening schedules while extracting the greatest possible business value from the available technology. To be able to prepare for what’s changing in IT in 2012, TBR surveyed 105 IT decision makers to find out what they see changing and to what impact. What we learned is that data is controlling the market, and how it is stored, accessed and leveraged can mean the difference between success and failure.