Digital transformation isn't about using technology to do the same things you've always done—it's about doing things that weren't possible before. Digital transformation is a state of mind versus a set of tools. You can’t just say it—you have to map it out.
The cloud offers lots of benefits to employees and consumers, but lots of headaches for IT architects. When it comes to evaluating the impact that cloud will have on your digital transformation, there’s no easy explanation. The answer mostly depends on whom you ask.
With 78 percent of companies embarking on DevOps-style agile development, the focus for the future is on flexibility and innovation. CIOs should formulate core principles for technology decisions that preserve critical business flexibility.