We recently announced the results of our latest Cross-Cloud research, highlighting that almost two thirds (61%) of IT and business leaders in EMEA believe the ownership of technology is shifting away from IT to other departments. The reason for this? Lines of business are becoming increasingly able, and empowered, to take charge of technology-led innovation. Cloud computing has enabled this transformation, making it quick and easy for users to access data and applications – wherever they are, on the device of their choice.
Yet while the decentralization of IT is significantly helping businesses to innovate, left unchecked, it can cause complexity.
We’ve gathered together the highlights of this research to reveal the extent to which IT has opened up across businesses and the impact this is having on innovation, as well as the challenges this creates. What’s more, we’ve shared our advice on how today’s organisations can make the most of the opportunities around digital IT going mainstream. Take a look at the infographic below to learn more: