Invest in technologies, where payback is closer to the horizon
NEW DELHI, INDIA: In the first part of our speaker series for CIOL C Change 2009, Idhries Ahmad of CIOL catches up with Prasanto Kumar Roy, President & Chief Editor, ICT Publications, CyberMedia.
Roy, a veteran in enterprise technology trends, and with more than twenty years experience in writing for CIO community, feels the current uncertain times will be putting enormous pressure on CIO across the board to deliver faster with whatever resources they have been already allocated.
“If certain level of service was acceptable in better times, the tolerance to service level violations now will be extremely low ,”says Roy
Roy also points that, going forward this year, CIO will be expected to make significant contributions in helping companies achieve higher growth and market share and also reduce cost in certain areas,
However he adds, without necessarily, looking at strategic investments where the ROI is more than three years.
“CIOs need not to ask for more funds than allocated and if he invests in any of new technologies, make sure that payback is near to horizon”, adds Roy.
Roy also discuses some of the top enterprise technology trends for 2009 and also explains why the need to go Green for enterprises is more pressing than ever.
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