Companies that are trying to adopt the principles of native digital enterprises increasingly realize that there are several critical steps that they can’t ignore to achieve frictionless agility at scale.
Self-employment has been on the rise and is becoming widely referred to as the “gig economy.” With one in every three Americans working as a freelancer, this movement goes far beyond popular examples like Uber and TaskRabbit.
It’s an altogether too common scenario. A company makes a major technology purchase and spends large amounts of time, effort, and money implementing the new system. But once it’s up and running, it fails to deliver the expected benefits.
With 61% of CIOs in the Harvey Nash / KPMG 2017 CIO survey admitting that technology projects are more complex than they were five years ago, it’s no surprise that the demand for enterprise architects has also increased—up 26% from 2016.
According to the Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey 2017, CIOs across the industrial spectrum are professionally quite fulfilled, but are feeling the heat as cyberattacks—organized, amateur and often internal—proliferate.