Government CIOs are under a tremendous amount of pressure to address the issue of aging IT infrastructure and the impediments it introduces to meeting the mission. Between choosing whether to continue to upgrade legacy systems or to invest in new infrastructure, the pressure is on to make decisions that are timely, budget-friendly, and that will also ensure mission success.
Government agencies are investing heavily in learning about how to become more agile and efficient in order to mitigate business costs while continuing to deliver on the mission. Although many agency leaders have focused on technology, agency leaders who are true change agents, understand that technology forms only part of the equation and know that people and processes are integral to success.
Earlier this month Chris Borneman, Vice President of Software AG Government Solutions, shared with FCW readers his tips for preparing for big changes that will occur in data centers in as little as five years. His article focuses on how we can be more efficient as well as cost effective as we also prepare for these pivotal changes within IT in the coming years.