Why Business Departments Choose Their Own Tech
Most LOB units are now employing their own IT staffers, and CIOs regularly work with these LOB-based tech pros on strategic goals.
66% of global CIOs said their IT department does no less than a “good” job in delivering business outcomes.
83% said that their organization’s line of business (LOB) department now employs its own IT staff.
41% said they work with LOB-based IT staff at least weekly, with 23% of those respondents saying they do so daily.
39% said LOB managers at least “often” go outside the IT department to acquire tech apps/solutions.
77% said their tech department is developing apps in-house with the help of third parties or through a combination of internal/external skills.
19% said their company is already using internet of Things (IoT) technologies, and 59% said this will happen within the next two years.
52% said their organization is working with big data, but just over three in 10 said they are primarily responsible for coming up with solutions for these efforts.
Security: 78%, Data Sovereignty: 47%, Local data regulations: 37%
Core network security: 70%, Identity and access management: 47%, Advanced malware protection: 38%