For years, IT leaders have been driving to be more relevant to the business. Usually relegated to back office support and tucked under the domain of the CFO, breaking thru this value perception has been difficult.
Well, times are changing rapidly and as the leader of IT, you are getting what you have been asking for. The question is, “are you ready?”
This is the new age of computing where infrastructure is more tightly coupled with the revenue side of the business. Software as a service companies (SaaS) or companies moving their business model to SaaS are commonplace. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) companies are also sprouting up and growing quickly. Your organization is now under the microscope because you are either part of the product or ARE the product and how you manage has a direct impact on product margin.