In June 2013 SoftElegance attended Gartner IT Infrastructure & Operations Management Summit
Gartner.com: “Gartner IT Infrastructure & Operations Management Summit 2013 will help I&O leaders apply authoritative thinking, leading-edge strategies and tactical best practices to their enterprise I&O planning and initiatives.”
We’re really glad and satisfied attending Gartner’s event. We heard a lot, new and proven concepts, future and predictions. One of the first keynotes was about what does the future hold for Infrastructure and Operations?
The main ideas are that it will be required to care about BYOD and mobile apps, that I&O will loose control over the architecture because of SaaS applications, that business unit managers will spend more on IT, more and more critical business applications will be sources via the cloud.
Gartner, the research and advisory company says Worldwide IT Spending to Grow in 2012
Worldwide IT spending is forecast to total $3.8 trillion in 2012, a 3.7 percent increase from 2011, according to the latest outlook by Gartner, Inc. In 2011, worldwide IT spending totaled $3.7 trillion, up 6.9 percent from 2010 levels.
Gartner is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company published it’s forecast “Gartner Says Worldwide IT Spending to Grow 3.7 Percent in 2012“.
Gartner has revised downward its outlook for 2012 global IT spending from its previous forecast of 4.6 percent growth. All four major technology sectors computing hardware, enterprise software, IT services and telecommunications equipment and services are expected to experience slower spending growth in 2012 than previously forecast, but it still grow comparing to 2011.
Enterprise Business Architecture: Uniting Business and IT
Enterprise architects are in a unique position to enable and lead the unification of business and IT. Leading organizations know “our business is IT, and IT is our business.”
One crucial aspect of unifying business and IT is leveraging a enterprise business architecture as a conduit for engaging business leaders, and understanding the ripple effect of business changes on people, process, information and technology.
Here is Gartner Webinar “Enterprise Business Architecture: Uniting Business and IT” by Betsy Burton, VP Distinguished Analyst. The discussed topics are “What is the value of supporting enterprise business architecture?”, “How should organizations approach supporting their business architecture?”, and “How can organizations leverage business capabilities to engage the business?”.
Gartner has released two researches about enterprise IT spending and about the future of IT.
New Gartner’s research found that enterprise IT spending estimates to total $2.7 trillion in 2012. In 2011 expected spending was $2.6 trillions. The increase is 3.9 percent.
Also Gartner’s analysts say it’s needed to oust the old, legacy systems in favor of mobile, cloud computing systems.
Today we would like you to know more predicts about IT spending and how to invest this budget, Gartner has found on it’s researches.
We definitely want you to know: almost every organisation intends to migrate software to SaaS.
Gartner’s research: “User Survey Analysis: Software as a Service, Enterprise Application and Vertical Software Markets.” Nearly all organisations expect to invest in SaaS, according to a it’s survey.
Researchers found 95% expect to invest significantly in software as a service. The communications (52%), utilities (51%) and banking and securities (49%) industries rank highest with SaaS deployed across the horizontal and vertical-specific categories sampled.
Demand for software as a service remains strong as net-new deployments increase. Gartner’s analysts explore adoption trends and projected use across regions, company size, and enterprise application and vertical software markets.