The modern Chief Information Officer (CIO) faces a daunting task. Gone are the days of simply supporting the business. Gone are the days of hard-to-use technology that’s controlled solely by the IT department.
These days, the expectations placed on the IT department are at an all time-high. CEOs and business executives now demand more business value from the IT department. Tech-savvy end users now bring personal devices and consumer applications into the workplace. All the while, technology continually evolves at a quickening pace.
- Deliver solutions quickly
- Improve existing systems
- Give end users self-service options
- Address the BYOD trend
- Future-proof their architecture
- Bridge the skills gap
- Adapt to a mobile world
- Break out of the 80/20 spending trap
And that’s just the beginning. How can the modern CIO address every issue listed above, while maintaining their company’s existing technology? Here’s one option: More and more CIOs are opting for development platforms, which help them solve each of the issues listed above. If you’d like to learn how, we’ve put together a paper that explains everything in detail. You can find it here: m-Power: The Modern CIO’s Trump Card.