Monday, August 2, 2021

CIO Challenges: The Best Defense Is a Good Offense

Oracle: Oracle says that despite tightening budgets, today’s CIOs are making investments aimed at generating future performance gains. In a survey, these executives said the core technologies they were most likely to invest in this year included:

  1. Service-Oriented Architecture and Applications
  2. Enterprise Applications (ERP, SCM, CRM, etc.)
  3. Business Intelligence
  4. Servers and Storage Technologies
  5. Networking, Voice, and Data Communications

Among emerging technologies and trends, they expect the greatest impact from:

  1. Virtualization technology
  2. Service-oriented architecture (SOA)
  3. Software as a service (SaaS)
  4. Second-generation Web-based services (Web 2.0)
  5. Business activity monitoring through access to real-time data

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