A 2012 Standish Group study surveyed US businesses and found that most respondents feel 50% of all IT projects are a waste of money. A recent blog on the subject of cloud solution implementation strategy at mdsn.com listed a few other gruesome statistics that detail current perceptions of IT in the business world.
With the rise of cloud-based solutions such as hosted ERP, IT departments are better equipped than ever to streamline businesses, making them more efficient and more profitable. More than ever IT has the ammunition to help grow businesses and improve its own dreary reputation.
The cloud is where we are all headed, and new opportunities are waiting. To take advantage of these opportunities, the article recommends leveraging enterprise architecture principals in order to make your company’s cloud adoption beneficial process and re-establish the value of information technology.