Over the next few years, analytics will be pervasive and mission-critical for decisions and actions across the business. This research rounds up Gartner's top 100 predictions that are relevant to CIOs, CDOs and analytics leaders, and will help them to build their future strategic plans.
Gartner's top 10 strategic technology trends will shape digital business opportunities through 2016. IT leaders must understand and prepare for the impacts these disruptive trends will have on people, their businesses and IT departments, and then determine how they can provide competitive advantage.
Many midmarket CIOs are stuck in a cost-cutting cycle driven by simple expense-line trimming not tied to business outcomes. They struggle to fully exploit the use of information technology throughout the enterprise. A new holistic approach to IT optimization is needed that balances cost-efficiency with opportunities to enhance business value.
Growth of the cloud services marketplace continues. Enterprise budgeting, spending and procurement are diversifying across the areas of public, private, hybrid and community clouds. Technology services providers must seize the opportunity presented by this adoption to help clients adapt their environments and apply cloud services effectively, efficiently and appropriately in line with the transformational journey of IT through the digital business era.