To keep pace with mounting competitive pressure in a 24×7 global economy, companies are forced to adapt or die. The onset of change has been rapid, with offerings, processes and operations digitized to varying degrees, all with the goal of growing the business. Many of the leaders who thrive today in an at times tumultuous landscape, have been successful in orchestrating these consistent improvements in pursuit of modernizing an ever-evolving tech stack.
More recently, IT professionals have been tasked with juggling the responsibilities of spinning up and empowering a geographically dispersed workforce with, at times, limited access to company facilities and resources. They are also being asked to maintain and secure existing assets, find new ways to boost revenue, and minimize costs in the face of forces from within and without.