New Dell Global Study Shows Business and IT Decision Makers are Aligned on Key IT Trends
(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Dell today announced the results of a new Dell State of IT Trends 2016 global study, which finds business decision makers’ (BDMs) and IT decision makers’ (ITDMs) understanding of current IT trends are much closer than they are generally perceived to be.
“To meet our clients’ requirements, we must continually fine-tune our operations, which requires the close collaboration of our business and IT leaders to support how we want to evolve
In the past, business and IT leaders had different levels of understanding of IT trends and technologies. However over time, business and IT leaders’ perceptions of technology have evolved and more closely aligned as new technologies have entered the market and become increasingly critical drivers of an organization’s success.
The Dell State of IT Trends 2016 global study reveals a greater sophistication and alignment in understanding of IT trends between the two groups. The results indicate that IT and business leadership are better collaborating and having in-depth conversations about not only how technology works but how it can propel the business forward.
“There is a lingering misperception that business leaders are disconnected during strategic IT discussions, but times have changed,” said Matt Baker, executive director, Enterprise Strategy, Dell. ”This study reveals that there is an increasingly common understanding between business and IT decision makers on the key IT trends and the growth opportunities that IT can deliver.”