Let's face it: packages in this day and age do not get delivered without a lot of technology. In fact, package delivery is a pioneering industry when it comes to mobile technology, Big Data and enterprise agility. Tracking a delivery's whereabouts in realtime? That's old hat: you've been able to do that for years.
Hi Joel, Gartner has predicted that CMO's may eventually have higher IT budgets than IT itself. And the CIO reporting to the CMO is also an interesting propect. The regression back to the DP manager is not out of the realm of possibility. Wow, talk about digging out a dusty and ancient job title!?
Yes, probably. But it might be a stretch to think of Shadow IT as a group. Those efforts would be more splintered than that. Some are predicting that the chief marketing officer might have a larger tech budget than IT in the future.
The link below will take you to a bleak assessment about the future of the CIO by one who should know -- former and well-credentialed CIO and CTO Larry Tieman. CMO and CFO influence will rise while the CIO's will decline (since when has the CFO's strong C suite ever been in question?). Here's why the CMO's role will expand and I have to say, Tieman's argument is compelling:
Many enterprises are looking to Managed Print Services (MPS) to help them better manage complex print environments. While MPS engagements help businesses optimize their infrastructure, manage their IT environment and improve overall workflow, the benefits of incorporating MPS into your enterprise extend beyond technology. MPS can help your organization reduce costs - both financial and environmental - lower the burden on IT staff and improve employee productivity.
Introducing and implementing an enterprise BYOD policy requires a thorough examination of several different factors, from allowed devices to supported user conveniences. Even with more mobile devices in the workplace, printed materials are still used across the enterprise, with an increasing number of these pages originating from mobile devices. According to IDC*, the “total U.S.
Take a look at about any office and there’s no question that that the number of mobile devices and cloud services used by employees have multiplied in recent years. The rapid expansion in the use of mobile devices is both a productivity boon and a complexity challenge --- especially when some products or services don’t work well with others.