IT infrastructure - What are the top of mind initiatives in the roadmap for the next year?

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VP of IT in Education, 501 - 1,000 employees
Consistent environments.  We recently acquired several entities and our 2023-24 plan is to have the environments consistent among them for ease of management and cost reduction. We also plan to migrate some legacy applications to the cloud where possible and clean up ACLs.  
Director of IT in Education, 1,001 - 5,000 employees
Update our infrastructure asset inventory report so as to have better data on how to move forward with our  infrastructure modernization.  Expand our Cloud environment to better support access everywhere.
VP of IT in Software, 11 - 50 employees
Hybrid cloud.
Manager in Construction, 51 - 200 employees
Hardware refresh, we rode out lockdown without doing much upgrades / updates on hardware so the coming year is a project that is well overdue. Other than that, we're reviewing more cloud and improvement to backups / remote working to help the IT adapt to the new way the business works.
IT Director in Education, 51 - 200 employees
Modernizing our phone system to a more robust and mobile friendly system.

Getting back on track with hardware replacements after tight budgets forced most of those to be put on hold.
Managing Director in Manufacturing, 51 - 200 employees
We have moved our applications to Docker but are not yet running them on native cloud systems, moving these off their existing hosts and adopting this will be a big item. Also switching fully to a cloud based domain from the legacy Ad! 
IT manager / IT Consultant in Manufacturing, Self-employed
Reduce security costs, centralize service support  and improve the cloud.
Director of IT in Healthcare and Biotech, 201 - 500 employees
> Move to cloud EHR
> Desktop replacement project covering 80% of devices
> Digitizing compliance workflows
MSP & IT Director in Services (non-Government), 2 - 10 employees
Continue upgrading and adding , where needed, up-to-date technology items offering more/better speed, security, features, performance and management. Items including but not limited to router/firewall, wireless, switches , and servers where applicable. 
Director, IT Architecture in Software, 5,001 - 10,000 employees
Much of our infrastructure is in the cloud as of now.  Security and reliability of the cloud is first and foremost on our minds in the next 12-18 months.  Looking at using a multi-cloud, multi-regional implementation for reliability purposes.  Exploring identity management and access for our SaaS application.  

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