I think you hit the nail on the head with the following: "Our speaker’s conclusion was that IT finance needs to move from being financial accounting—bean counters—to CFOs of IT. In this new role, IT finance needs to be involved in creating concrete business recommendations."
Good point....."seeing" your workers has some real benefits. You might find this video I did on two CIOs who believe in insourcing interesting (GM's and former Canadian Pacific CIO Heather Campbell)....
While I like the brakes analogy, the reality is you have brakes so you can go fast AND so you can safely stop. The power train is what makes you go fast....frankly, I think it's the brakes that slow you down and get you to a safe stop. Clever, though...
Security puts the brakes on bad things happening to your data. Great security does that AND allows you you to go fast.
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