With the global pandemic creating so much uncertainty, the last year has only underscored the need for businesses to adapt and stay agile, while also finding new ways to stay relevant.
In this second installment of our “Designed for Change” series, we will shine a light on the expanding role of IT leaders, and how their decisions have the potential to shape the future of an entire organization.
Digital disruption is an unstoppable force. Many businesses are realizing that they need to embrace it - and the faster, the better. Keeping an eye on the ball means you can get ahead of the game that would lead to further growth and opportunities for the business. CIOs are not an exception.
As industries are rapidly evolving, IT leaders are rethinking how they produce results. The future is being built on cloud technologies, data, team collaboration, and digital transformations of the way businesses run. For example, IDG’s 2019 State of the CIO survey finds that 62% of CIOs are being asked to create new revenue streams by creating new products or services. IT leaders report that strategy and business innovation are expected to dominate their time.
A new approach to IT
In the era of constant technological change, IT leaders need new strategies that enable business agility and accelerated growth. The change is reinforcing IT to rethink planning processes, team structures, and decision-making processes.
With a plan in place, it can unlock the potential of your operations and optimize value from your technology – allowing your business to dream big and execute with precision.
Here are a few steps you can take to shift your team’s focus to innovation, with the right cloud provider at your side:
How is Oracle contributing to the new IT leader role?
Oracle creates an ecosystem for innovation by leveraging autonomous cloud and database technologies, enabling faster, easier data access so that you can innovate and make better business decisions. Oracle provides:
Find out how Telecom Fiji used Oracle Autonomous Database and Oracle Analytics help the telecom operator to deliver innovative services and improve customer experiences.
With new approaches to automation and data analytics, IT leaders are shaping the narrative for a post-pandemic world. The solutions they put in place now will no doubt be the drivers of growth for years to come. By taking advantage of autonomous services to improve efficiency, scalability, and performance, IT can focus on the big picture.
View the IT Leaders Guide eBook to learn more.