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A Brief and Colorful History of Technology in Business

A look back at the amazing developments that have taken place over the past 20 years in technology development and IT management; where we are now, and what IT leaders need to focus on in the months ahead.

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A Brief and Colorful History of Technology in Business

  1. 1. Technology in Business A Brief & Colorful History … and some musings about the future Abbie Lundberg, Lundberg Media lundbergmedia.com
  2. 3. 1987 PC installed base 19 87 35 million 19 97 126 million >1 billion 20 08
  3. 4. Cost of storing 1 megabyte 19 99 1 Megabyte: a small novel OR a 3.5 inch floppy disk of information 19 87 20 07 >$50 17¢ 1/10 of 1¢
  4. 5. Internet stocks explode; some rising 500% 19 98
  5. 8. 20 01
  6. 9. Anna Kournikova Code Red Nimda 20 01
  7. 10. Scandal!
  8. 11. Sarbanes- Oxley 20 02
  9. 12. 20 03
  10. 14. Today’s Business Realities <ul><li>Economic crisis </li></ul><ul><li>Shifting business models </li></ul><ul><li>Digital natives & consumer IT </li></ul><ul><li>Globalization </li></ul>OPPORTUNITY
  11. 15. economic uncertainty Photo: shutterhack
  12. 19. Photo by MonkeySimon Photo: dno1967 Photo: crazytales582 Photo: F33
  13. 20. IT Budget Cuts Q: Will your overall IT budget increase, decrease or remain the same in the next 12 months compared to the past 12 months? Decrease Increase Remain the Same 53% 20% 27% 40% 26% 34% 17% 63% 20% 26% 48% 26% January 2009 October 2008 July 2008 March 2008 Source: CIO Magazine IT Budget & Staffing Survey, Feb. 2009
  14. 21. Shifting Business Models
  15. 22. IT Investment Priorities Q: What will be the primary focus of your investments in the next 12 months? Enable business process innovation 33% Create top line revenue growth 21% Manage IT infrastructure more efficiently 23% Lower the operating cost of IT 23% January 2009 June 2008 Enable business process innovation 38% Create topline revenue rowth 21% Manage IT infrastructure more efficiently 19% Lower the operating cost of IT 22% Source: CIO Magazine IT Budget & Staffing Survey, Feb. 2009
  16. 23. Digital Natives
  17. 24. The Consumerization of I.T.
  18. 25. business is global and digital
  19. 26. innovation risk
  20. 27. TCO* = 0 *Total Cost of Ownership
  21. 28. Innovate for the rebound <ul><li>Consumer technologies & “public” infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud computing & software as a service </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration & social computing </li></ul><ul><li>Open source </li></ul><ul><li>Green data centers </li></ul><ul><li>Business intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Customer, customer, customer </li></ul>
  22. 29. Thank You Abbie Lundberg [email_address]

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