Run IT as a responsive business, beat the cloud vendors at their own game

July 25, 2012

The days of information technology departments as cost centers are fading fast. These days, IT is either playing a role as full partner in growth (ideally with the CIO on the executive committee), or as a potentially profitable business-within-a-business that is competitively selling and supporting its services to internal and external customers. Or, in same cases, IT has become the business — or the business has become IT — as enterprises re-align themselves around data and online services.