Planning Failures Unleash IT Chaos

Planning Failures Unleash IT Chaos

1-Far From PerfectFar From Perfect

95% of IT managers do not believe their IT department is performing at optimal efficiency.


IT departments typically deal with 16 unexpected IT issues a week, with each issue averaging two hours and nine staffers to resolve.

3-What Accounts for an IT Employee's DayWhat Accounts for an IT Employee’s Day

Responding to application quality, data center, performance and service issues: 32%, Managing budget, vendors and changes: 27%, Doing project work: 13%, Fixing security issues: 11%

4-Room for ImprovementRoom for Improvement

Only 10% of an IT department’s time is spent on proactive, improvement efforts.

5-Most Common Issues for IT to ResolveMost Common Issues for IT to Resolve

Poor app performance: 39%, Network slowdowns and outages: 38%, Unanticipated change requests: 35%, Call center situations: 35%, Equipment failures: 34%

6-Virtual ChallengesVirtual Challenges

84% of IT managers in organizations using virtual machines struggle in managing them, and 75% say their organization lacks proper virtual machine management.

7-Stormy WeatherStormy Weather

Three in five IT managers overall experience cloud outages, and more than two-thirds of them take place on internal clouds.

8-Preventive DefensePreventive Defense

Six of 10 of these managers feel these cloud outages are preventable, and 53% say the disruptions are caused by improper capacity planning.

9-A Big ProblemA Big Problem

79% aren’t using capacity management for big data implementations.

10-Performance UpgradePerformance Upgrade

Three in four believe that proper capacity management would cause a decrease in overall IT risk, and 31% feel it would increase efficiency.

CIO Insight Staff
CIO Insight Staff
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