To stay agile, CIOs consume themselves with investigating new paradigms, solutions, features and technologies that can drive innovation and keep their organization on top. Whether it’s cloud computing, blockchain, AI, big data or machine learning, CIOs are always considering what’s possible and how the adoption of emerging technologies can transform and improve business operations.
But with so much focus on the future, it’s easy to steer development effort towards new projects and lose sight of what matters in the long-run, and more importantly, today: keeping IT risk low, maintaining the systems you have and ensuring those systems can support continuous change and transformation over time.
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Source: IT Strategy