IT landscapes grow over time, with new elements being introduced to address specific business challenges and/or requirements. Often this happens without taking into consideration the wider enterprise architecture, resulting in an expansive and heterogenous landscape, with a lack of integration across systems as well as multiple data silos. Not only is this ineffective, it is also expensive to maintain and ultimately affects the performance of the business.
To improve the level of level of IT maturity, businesses are embarking on complex transformation journeys, with the ambition to formulate and implement futureproof IT strategies that effectively support the business goals, whether that be to:
- benefit from new technology trends
- develop the product portfolio
- keep up with the competition