Organizations spend most of the IT budget on legacy systems. Freeing up budget for innovation and delivering business value and agility is for decades one of the biggest challenges for Chief Information Officers. Enterprise Architecture and IT Architecture are pivotal in maintaining the IT landscape. In addition architecture provides guidance on how to implement innovative services.
To manage the present successful also governance requires the Chief Information Management Officer’s attention. This is not limited to the change management process and supplier management. The increasing regulations and compliancy requirements raise the governance bar. Also security is a challenge for most organizations and will most likely be an even bigger challenge in the next decade. Orchestration is paramount.