CIOs and CTOs face multifaceted challenges in today's business environment. One of these challenges is maintaining reliable and efficient IT infrastructures to support the emerging needs of line-of-business (LOB) executives while transitioning to what IDC calls the third platform of IT, led by social networks, cloud computing, big data analytics, and mobility. At the same time, IT leaders have to contend with changes to how they serve those lines of business within the organization - or perhaps more accurately - how lines of business and their end users have changed their expectations of how they are to be served by IT. This report examines the leading IT infrastructure issues facing financial services CIOs and CTOs as the industry embraces the third platform of IT.
The reader benefits of this white paper include:
- Understanding the opportunities and risks being introduced by social networks, cloud computing, big data analytics and mobility'
- The key trends and challenges of this third platform to develop an IT adoption strategy that works;
- How an entire organization benefits and why it's an inevitable reality in today's market.