In today’s world, technological solutions, services, and opportunities are appearing in the market place disrupting it and forcing organizational changes. These disruptions are at an ever increasing rate. To keep pace organizations innovate to compete effectively within that market place.
The new innovations in the market place are typically SAAS (Software as a Service) offerings such as Google, Yammer, LinkedIn, Salesforce.com, and NetSuite. These “Cloud Services” are changing the way businesses communicate and interact with their customers. These solutions are also changing how companies address the historical market opportunities and are creating new opportunities at an ever increasing rate.
So how can your organization prosper and maintain market share in this ultra competitive and demanding business environment?
“The new economic realities of today’s environment represents a completely new technological and economic era. Organization that embrace and understand this will prosper. Those who don’t will be left behind.”
The answer unsurprisingly, is that you need to adopt a strategy of creating a transparent and agile business and technological environment.
So how do you go about accomplishing the necessary transformations to achieve these goals without bankrupting the organization? The first step is to work on changing the corporate culture by adopting communication technologies that promote clarity and transparency in the day to day operations such as:
- Organizational Inference & Search Engines (instant knowledge access)
This technological service along with clearly lead organization effort to adopt and promote transparency can dramatically increase the effectiveness of your human resources.
So now that we have a good outline of how to transform organizational communication capabilities. So now how to you go about transforming your organization technological capabilities.
One part of this answer is the adoption of virtualization so you can more efficiently and effectively deliver the base technological systems and services. This adoption of virtualization technology enables your organization to reduces cost (Hardware, energy and support) and create a more agile and responsive core technological services.
Theses core services encompass:
- Server Virtualization
- Desktop Virtualization
- Storage virtualization
- Switch and Router Virtualization
The adoption of virtualization can be a key enabler for your organization to compete more effectively. However to get the most benefits it needs to have strong executive support for an effective implementation.
While Virtualization can help you achieve many things, are there additional ways to make my organization leaner, more effective and efficient?
The answer is yes. We can bring the principal ideals of transparency, agile infrastructure to an organization’s Integration efforts.
When consider an large scale IT integration project you also need to consider the long term plan for maintenance, code revision and technological knowledge required for the maintenance and support.
If your organization can’t respond in a timely manner to changing market conditions, you can literally watch market opportunities pass you by while you are stuck in the planning and resource allocation stages of your project"