“After years of digital disruption and uncertainty, the future enterprise is finally coming into focus. Here’s a look at what’s ahead for IT organizations.
The noted science fiction author William Gibson could have been talking about the state of digital enterprises when he said, “The future is here — it’s just not evenly distributed.” While some enterprises have achieved the nirvana of hyperspeed, hyperscale, and hyperconnectivity, many are struggling with siloed digital transformation initiatives, leaving them buffeted by competition and market forces.
There hasn’t yet been a “year of reckoning” for CIOs in the digital era, but time for action is growing short as competitors are accelerating their digital efforts. Still, there are concrete actions that CIOs can and must take to create digital-native “future enterprises.”
The following predictions, based on the IDC FutureScape: Worldwide CIO Agenda 2020 Predictions, present information about technologies, markets, and ecosystems to help CIOs better understand future trends, their impact on the enterprise, and what steps to take in the year ahead that will set them up for success.”
The article: 10 future trends and how CIOs can keep ahead in 20200