IT Execs Are Challenged by Digital Transformation
IT leaders are balancing the need to transform their company into a digital enterprise with the need to deliver measurable operational and business improvements.
9% of respondents said they have a hybrid cloud environment, and this will rise to 24% by 2020.
69% of respondents said migrating and building new apps on standardized cloud platforms will yield substantial savings.67% are planning to use professional services within the next two years to assist IT transformation. 63% are replacing applications rather than modernizing them.
63% believe that IT will primarily become a broker of IT enterprise services by 2018.
61% said automation will enable them to reduce IT staff by 20% during the next three years.
59% said that the public cloud is the best choice for 25% of their workloads.
More IT leaders are preparing for digital transformation security than they are for widespread digital transformation. 57% of respondents use infrastructure and data security, and 56% use identity and access security.
Budget imitations: 44%, Difficulty improving ROI: 36%, Lack of internal resources for training and hiring IT staff: 29%:, Lack of staff skills, tools or processes for future environment: 29%
Reduce IT infrastructure costs: 39%, Improve security: 32%, Improve IT service levels: 32%, Respond to new business requirements: 28%,
IT operations automation: 43%, Big data analytics: 40%, Private cloud: 36%
Integrate with new platforms and processes: 38%, Respond to business requirements: 38%, Reduce ongoing maintenance costs: 37%, Improve service levels: 36%
Data science and big data: 53%, Voice recognition and natural language processing: 37%, Machine learning, AI and cognitive computing: 37%