The CIO’s traditional role of overseeing an enterprise’s technology strategy and procurement is no longer straightforward. As the business world moves to a more decentralized technology model and shadow IT runs rampant, CIOs are no longer completely in control of technology within the business, the data it creates, or the security processes around it.
Gartner predicts that 50 percent of the data generated will soon be outside the corporate data center, generated by IoT applications and edge computing devices. As a result, CIOs must modernize their data strategy, ensuring it can seamlessly and reliably feed data insights from across the whole business into a technology strategy that will deliver digital transformation.
Author: Jeff Burk