CIO and IT leaders love and hate it when technology terms catch on in the media and it becomes overused nomenclature by executives. On the one hand, we love well-understood jargon because it establishes a context with business leaders around the need to invest in new technologies, change business processes, better understand emerging technologies, or innovate in competitive areas. On the other hand, some technical terms become overly generalized and eventually outdated to the point where it can easily detract from more mature and progressive ways of managing and winning with technology.
After speaking at many events this year and meeting hundreds of technology executives, I tested out the overall sentiments on which terms and concepts are dated and what ideas are replacing them. We also chatted about how these outdated concepts can doom and derail digital transformation programs.
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Source: IT Strategy