Your IT department: cost center or business model savior?

Summary:The goal is to elevate IT to where it should be, at the very top of the organization.

Is it possible to transform IT and turn it into a profit center?

The short answer is yes, but it won’t be easy. Join ZDNet Hot Topic host, Jonas Tichenor, myself, ZDNet contributor and Interarbor Principal Analyst Dana Gardner, and the CTO of The Open Group, Dave Lounsbury, to learn about the trends helping to redefine traditional IT.

The discussion provides a good exploration of how IT needs to recast itself, in practical as well as image terms. The goal should be to elevate IT to where it should be, at the very top of the organization. Hope you enjoy it!

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Topics: CXO


Dana Gardner is president and principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions, an enterprise IT analysis, market research, and consulting firm. Gardner, a leading identifier of software and cloud productivity trends and new IT business growth opportunities, honed his skills and refined his insights as an industry analyst, pundit, and news edito... Full Bio

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