Understanding the definition of IT and digital transformation is simple enough. Despite its buzzword status, the term is self-explanatory: reassessing and improving an organization’s IT systems and processes to achieve operational efficiencies, better serve customers and end-users, and future-proof the overall business. But it’s the next step, deciphering what IT transformation means within your specific organization, that can often prove complex and present more than a few challenges for businesses.
The list of barriers to IT transformation grows longer every day and its items (budget constraints, inflexible on-premise environments, internal staff preferences, limited resources, and biases) can pose serious risks to the businesses being held back by them.
Without tackling this evolution with intent and strategic planning, companies risk exposing themselves to compounding costs spent on the maintenance of legacy systems, insurmountable skill gaps, and ultimately the inability to effectively compete with organizations that have committed the appropriate resources to future-proofing their business’s applications, systems, and infrastructures.
Overhauling services to address a wide range of business needs (the very core of IT transformation) is complex. Without the right support, processes, and strategies in place, the associated costs can be difficult to manage. And the potential consequences or implications resulting from an incomplete transformation exercise could be devastating.
In this article, Robert Offley, Centrilogic’s President and CEO, will discuss how a strategic, customized, well-planned IT transformation project allows organizations to overcome challenges and position their company for success, with the ability to continue to adapt as innovation requires.
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