171 pages | 25 B/W Illus.
Companies understand that their ability to compete is tied directly to their ability to leverage the very latest technology advances. Fortunately, deploying new technology has never been easier, primarily due to early maturity and cloud delivery.
One approach that is helping companies rapidly pilot and affordably deploy new technologies is ready technology, a new category of information technology (IT). This book explains the ready technology adoption process in detail, enabling companies to exploit new technology immediately and effectively.
In this book, the author challenges the traditional "requirements-first/technology-second" approach to technology deployment. Espousing a "technology-first/requirements-second" approach, the author explains how business solutions are "discovered" by deploying—not studying—ready technology.
The book covers the latest trends and processes in ready technology. It also describes the characteristics of ready companies and recommends ready technology pilots that should be launched by the following industries: higher education, retail, and healthcare.
About the Author
The Ready Backdrop
Ready Technology Trends
Software for Hire
Analytics Here, Now, and Forever
Respect Social Media
Innovation, Innovation, and More Innovation
Missions to the Clouds
Ready Risk Management
Postfederated/Decentralized Technology Adoption and Delivery
Agile Technology-Enabled Business Models and Processes
A Restructured Business Technology Marketplace
Ready Industry Pilots