While IT teams seem to face similar obstacles every year (talent shortages, tight budgets), the technology and methods they use to meet those challenges are rapidly improving and evolving.
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The IT business is drastically different from 20 years ago, yet it seems to be plagued by the same challenges year after year: talent and skills shortages and budget constraints. While the obstacles may be the same, the way they’re addressed and how they’re solved is drastically different.
New technology and practices such as cloud computing, DevOps, and data analytics are helping IT face issues like infrastructure capacity, project prioritization, and customer insights head on, and the impact is far greater than solutions of old. As IT leaders transform their businesses digitally, these same old challenges will be met with new, innovative solutions.
InformationWeek and Interop ITX recently conducted a survey of 400 IT professionals to better understand their priorities and challenges and the technologies and tactics they are using to meet their goals.
Emily Johnson is the digital content editor for InformationWeek. Prior to this role, Emily worked within UBM America's technology group as an associate editor on their content marketing team. Emily started her career at UBM in 2011 and spent four and a half years in content ... View Full Bio
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