Situational Awareness: Identifying Competencies for IT Value Transformation
Virtualization and cloud solutions create a unique opportunity to transform IT from a cost center to a strategic value driver. However, infrastructure changes by themselves are not enough to transform the business value of technology. IT executives also need to shift focus from technology to business outcomes, and communicate more effectively with business managers. The IT Value Transformation Road Map presents a three-stage approach to using virtualization and cloud solutions to transform IT from a cost center to a strategic value driver. The road map highlights specific competencies that should be developed in order optimize the value transformation potential of virtualization and cloud solutions.