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Five Trends that will Impact IT

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Five Trends that will Impact IT

  1. 1. Connect. Learn. Change the World.<br />
  2. 2. Technology Trends<br />
  3. 3. Mobile Data in the Cloud<br />
  4. 4. Trend 1: Collaboration<br /><ul><li>Increasingly Mandated by Funders
  5. 5. Imperative in “These Economic Times”
  6. 6. Multi-Disciplinary Approaches Work Best
  7. 7. It Also Works WITHIN Organizations</li></li></ul><li>Collaboration Implications<br /><ul><li>Working Wikily
  8. 8. Free Flowing Data
  9. 9. Unified / Mobile Communications
  10. 10. Increase in Email
  11. 11. Security Risks</li></li></ul><li>Trend 2: Changing Work Force<br /><ul><li>Between 2003 and 2008, tele-working increased by 43% to 33.7 million Americans*
  12. 12. Flexible Work Hours Increasing
  13. 13. Job Sharing Increasing</li></li></ul><li>Changing Work Force Implications<br /><ul><li>Happier, more productive employees (?)
  14. 14. Less infrastructure to support in-house
  15. 15. New demands on help desk
  16. 16. Remote access security issues
  17. 17. Increased need for collaboration tools</li></li></ul><li>Trend 3: Rise of Consumer Electronics<br /><ul><li>Blame the iPhone and Flickr
  18. 18. Tech is un-geekifying
  19. 19. Increased expectation that tech rules don’t matter
  20. 20. But it makes staff more eager adopters</li></li></ul><li>Rise of Consumer Electronics Implications<br /><ul><li>Shift from command and control style of IT management
  21. 21. Create clear policies
  22. 22. Know what happens when the policies are broken</li></li></ul><li>Trend 4: Awash in Data<br /><ul><li>The amount of data produced by the world will grow by 650% in the next few years & 80% of it will be unstructured
  23. 23. Data, when used properly becomes intelligence</li></li></ul><li>Awash in Data Implications<br /><ul><li>Prepare for the onslaught
  24. 24. Open data
  25. 25. Visualize data
  26. 26. Combine data
  27. 27. Turn it Into Intelligence</li></li></ul><li>Trend 5: The Cloud<br /><ul><li>A style of computing where scalable and elastic IT-related capabilities are provided as a service to external customers using Internet technologies - Gartner
  28. 28. Service based
  29. 29. Scalable and Elastic
  30. 30. Shared
  31. 31. Metered
  32. 32. Delivered via Internet </li></li></ul><li>The Cloud Implications<br /><ul><li>Concentrate on optimization for mission, not maintenance
  33. 33. More service when you need it, less when you don’t
  34. 34. More updates with less work
  35. 35. Lower TCO
  36. 36. Multiple delivery formats for services AND data</li></li></ul><li>Mobile Data in the Cloud<br />
  37. 37. Be Fearless<br />
  38. 38. Fail Informatively<br />
  39. 39. Be Transparent<br />
  40. 40. IT Leadership<br />www.meetyourmission.org<br /> IT Staff need leadership skills to understand and explain how technology relates to mission<br /> NP Leaders need skills to make more confident IT decisions and understand how mission relates to technology<br />
  41. 41. Social Media<br />www.wearemedia.org<br /> It’s not about Twitter. It’s about the transparency, openness, and access now demanded of us.<br /> We need to rethink how we engage with the public and build new skills. <br />

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