Top 10 Ways IT Sparks Innovation

Sunday, 17 September 2017 16:33 Last modified on Sunday, 17 September 2017 16:33

The pressure to become a digital business is pushing IT leaders to innovate more than ever before. Discover the areas they are focusing on to create change and digitally transform.

The advent of digital business – data interconnected with strategy – is top-of-mind for today's IT leaders, and the push to become a digital business is directly reflected in the concerns and priorities of IT executives and managers.

InformationWeek and Interop ITX recently conducted a survey of 400 IT professionals to better understand their priorities and challenges and the technologies and tactics they are using to meet their goals. 

The themes of digital transformation and innovation bubbled up, along with the need to balance new initiatives with cost consciousness. And while cost control was a major goal, respondents said they are moving away from exclusively working to “keep the lights on” and are implementing new ways to provide the business with revenue streams and customer engagement, in addition to more traditional projects like improving speed, agility and web operations. 

Just how are your peers executing on innovation? Here we count down the top 10 ways IT departments innovate in their organizations, according to our survey. For the full results, download the complete report

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Emily Johnson is the digital content editor for InformationWeek. Prior to this role, Emily worked within UBM America's technology group as an associate editor on their content marketing team. Emily started her career at UBM in 2011 and spent four and a half years in content ... View Full Bio

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