Enterprise IT must embrace Shadow IT today and establish a partnership that will move the business forward at the speed of now. By understanding the Shadow IT mindset, you can bridge the divide, accelerate solution development, and empower every team to build in an enterprise-safe manner. Start today, and take small steps towards a big vision that delivers a flexible enterprise IT environment that enables and empowers Shadow IT teams.
The reference architectures of the past (i.e. client-server, web application, SOA services) are not adequately addressing current business demand, use cases, and expectations. IT must update reference architecture models to remain relevant and effective.
Often outdated processes, tools, and skills inhibit IT’s ability to be a strategic enabler and gain an IT business edge. By adopting a new, Responsive IT delivery model based on an updated reference architecture, teams can foster effective business collaboration, responsive iterations, streamlined processes, and no wait states; enabling business to operate at the speed of now.
What reference architecture goal-state is required to meet business demands and expectations?
A reference architecture should enable internal and external business service consumers, address future IT strategies, and transition current IT infrastructure and team skill sets. Do you have a seven step plan describing how to reshape your reference architecture?
A three part slideshare series outlines why reshape reference architecture, what reference architecture models make sense today, and how to reshape reference architecture.
To accelerate agility and increase time to market, a Connected Business relies on accessible and integrated business capabilities. A leading edge integration platform can reshape your enterprise integration architecture and create an integration environment where project teams can easily and rapidly connect, re-use, and compose data, APIs, and services into effective business solutions.
Looking to reshape your IT value proposition, and feel legacy application platform, service infrastructure, or integration infrastructure is holding you back? Let’s talk about how the WSO2 advantage can transform your projects’ experience. What our your goals, challenges, and constraints?
When building a plan for 2014, consider:
- Re-shape Enterprise Architecture
- Re-invent the Integration Platform
Often outdated processes, tools, and skills inhibit IT’s ability to be a strategic enabler and gain an IT business edge. By adopting a new, Responsive IT delivery model, teams can foster effective business collaboration, responsive iterations, streamlined processes, and no wait states; enabling business to operate at the speed of now. By changing the business-IT dynamic through an innovation focus, business stakeholders start to view IT as a strategic partner.