VMware: IT Must Overcome Internal Resistance to Maintain Platform ROI
When deciding to adopt a new architecture or technology vision, IT organizations spend a lot of time and resources to make sure the solution fits the business’s needs, that it is cost effective, and that it can scale as the business grows. Unfortunately, I often see those visions chipped away at by daily organizational pressures, ultimately undoing the potential benefits bestowed by the new strategy.
Does this sound familiar? Someone senior from a line of business or a large vendor decides they don’t want to use a new platform. Because IT doesn’t have as much clout, they are overridden and a parallel technology is implemented, sabotaging economies of scale and the ROI for the new platform.
In order to demonstrate the value of its investments, especially in large-scale implementations such as the software-defined data center or private cloud, IT will need a clear strategy to ensure new technology is adopted and used as intended. Below, I outline two strategies I’ve seen IT organizations successfully utilize to rein in architectural drift.
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