IT strategy & roadmap
Whether they are public or private, a lot of organisations lack the time to initiate and to manage the transformation processes that are required to stay aligned with the evolution of their proper context. This is particularly true for IT departments. They often lack best practices with regard to transformation plans. In reality, they are often completely absorbed by the operational activities while the pressure from the users, but also budget pressures, constantly increase.
There are many external elements that fuel the need for change. The expectations of customers with regard to digital offerings are increasing. The legislation evolves and can be constraining. Digital competition gets stronger and new competitors enter the market. Mergers and acquisitions can require IT systems to be consolidated…
In order to actively push the evolution of their organisation, CIOs must have a clear vision of their situation and their environment, next to a digital transformation plan that takes into account all the parameters discussed above.