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Nov 2015 - Industry Development and Models - Doc # US40546415

2016 IDC FutureScape CIO Agenda Prediction 7: Revive Rationalization Initiatives, Simplify IT, and Enable Innovation

By: Erik Berggren, Michael Jennett

Table of Contents

IDC Opinion

In This Study

Situation Overview

DX: Accelerating Business Disruption from Digital Transformation

Talent Quest: High Demand for Next-Generation Business/IT Skills, But Scarce Supply

Shifting Gears: The Slowing Pace of IT Productivity

Rationalization: One of the Three Options for Existing Workloads

Figure: Cloud Transition Strategy Workload Choices

Value from Rationalization

Direct Value

Indirect Value

Approach for IT Rationalization

Data Rationalization Offers Direct and Indirect Value

Future outlook

Essential Guidance

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