Following a year of shifting priorities and facing the possibility of economic recession, digital transformation in 2023 emphasizes optimization. Technology as a business agenda is front and center, but how can companies continue to pursue transformation — and innovation — while insulating against added cost and risk?
The results of our 2023 survey show that making more effective use of existing resources is the leading transformation strategy. In fact, optimizing IT infrastructure through better monitoring and management is the top technology initiative underway or planned for the next 12 months, cited by a full 50% of respondents. Discover leaders’ expectations for infrastructure optimization in the survey infographic.
Gaps in technology skills
Budget constraints to
Technical debt (resulting from
reliance on siloed, legacy systems
Cultural misalignment/disconnects between IT operations and
Optimizing data and analytics capabilities (51%)
Integrating insights from edge devices into data analysis (36%)
Increasing cloud adoption via multicloud and hybrid cloud strategy (49%)
Modernizing legacy infrastructure and networking technology (39%)
Mitigating risk with stronger cybersecurity programs (38%)
As expectations shift to better accommodate user and business needs, technology goals are centering around three core components of the IT landscape: data and application initiatives, platform performance and security integrations. The data shows: Transformation across these pillars will be the key to unlocking meaningful innovation.
Find out how organizations like yours are planning to implement optimization on the journey to digital transformation — read the full survey results.