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The current business environment is a perfect storm created by the confluence of constant disruption and geopolitical and socioeconomic factors, not to mention the pandemic that’s accelerated tech transformations. All of it has required a degree of reinvention, which as I defined in my previous piece, occurs when an organization shifts responsibilities from traditional cost and complexity management to those that enable every company to become a tech-driven company while simultaneously running and reinventing the business.
How we support this dual mandate is really at the heart of it. Once again, I sat in on a CIO roundtable with a selection of IT business leaders in the public and private sector to have a conversation about reinvention. The larger current concerns for almost all of them coalesce around the abundance of data, the evolving role of IT, and the corresponding need for new skills. There was also a good discussion about building partnerships—both internally within the business and externally with solution providers. Here are some of the takeaways.