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Business-Defined IT CIO Survey

A ROAD MAP TO BUSINESS-DEFINED IT YOUR JOURNEY TO BUSINESS-DEFINED IT STARTS HERE GET READY! According the 2014 CIO Business-Defined IT survey, 70% of companies have made moderate to significant progress with Business-Defined IT. Many of these organizations anticipate significant benefits in efficiency, customer satisfaction and innovation. For companies in the planning stages, the survey highlights these 5 steps to accelerate your journey to success. MEET REGULARLY STEP TO CREATE A PLAN SURVEY: NEARLY of respondents say a lack of communication between IT and business sets the stage for failure. 75% Schedule frequent business and IT team meetings, ACTION especially in early stage projects, to define Business-Defined IT goals, priorities, capabilities and existing gaps. Evaluate how the gaps impact overall business results. EXPLORE BUSINESS-DEFINED STEP TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS SURVEY: 92% report that a desire to solve business problems is a primary driver of Business-Defined IT IT LT IT Avoid shadow IT. Bring IT in LT early to collaborate with ACTION business to deliver solutions with business-measurable results. STEP LEVERAGE MOBILITY SURVEY: MORE THAN 213 believe Business-Defined IT will result in improved business efficiency and customer satisfaction. Increase productivity and collaboration by allowing ACTION employees the freedom to work from anywhere, anytime, while maintaining the security of private cloud. ADOPT I.T. ECONOMICS STEP 4 SURVEY: 40% report a lack of transparency regarding the cost of IT services. ACTION Use IT economics to align spending with changing consumption and business models as well as reduce costs, while also addressing an underlining cause of shadow IT, USE BIG DATA ANALYTICS TO DRIVE GROWTH STEP SURVEY: 60% believe business leaders lack the metrics they need to make strategic decisions. Use analytics to boost competitive ACTION advantage with new revenue streams, improved customer relations and accelerated innovation. FINISH YOU'RE A BUSINESS-DEFINED I.T. CHAMPION! You've aligned your business goals with your IT environment's capabilities so you can: • Understand IT capabilities and address operational gaps. • Apply IT economics to identify, measure and reduce the cost of IT, and adapt as-a-service • Identify the best solution for trends your organization. • Achieve broader, faster and • Use mobility to boost productivity, enhanced collection and collaboration and customer analysis of information to gain satisfaction. a competitive advantage. 2014 CIO BUSINESS-DEFINED I.T. SURVEY SNAPSHOT 92% 60% 87% report that the desire for IT believe that business say IT and business to solve business problems leaders lack the should communicate is a primary driver of Business-Defined IT. information and metrics with each other earlier they need to make and more frequently to better align strategies strategic decisions. and possible outcomes. O Hitachi Data Systems HITACHI Inspire the Next O O Hitachi Data Systems Corporation 2015 All rights reserved. HITACHI is a trademark or registered trademark of Hitachi, Ltd. All other trademarks, service marks, and company names are properties of their respective owners. f HitachiDataSystems y aHDScorp

Business-Defined IT CIO Survey

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Through survey results, Hitachi Data Systems Corporation has produced a start to finish road-mapping Journey to better Business-Defined IT


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