Two major shifts revolutionized the world of business over the past 200 years – industrialization and IT. Now there's a third shift – the rise of the coded business. Technology has become the primary touch point for customers. Demand is relentless. The only way to win the race to market is by automating delivery of IT infrastructure and software.
IT’s role is to turbo-charge business transformation by automating the building, testing and deployment of new applications and features.
The logic is simple: When releases speed up, when they move faster from development to operations, the customer feedback loop increases, overall velocity increases, and revenues take off.
This is the third shift – the rise of the coded business.
Forrester Consulting conducted research on behalf of Chef that found 36% of the Fortune 1000 IT leaders surveyed highlighted faster delivery of IT services as their top priority, and a full 58% placed it in the top three priorities, but only 17% say they can deliver fast enough.
The study, “IT Speed: The Crisis and the Savior of the Enterprise”, which is available now, yielded five key findings:
But wait, there's hope. Lots of it.
By properly applying automation and the related process refinements, businesses can win the race for customers in our increasingly digital economy. IT’s role is to turbo-charge business transformation by automating the building, testing and deployment of new applications and features.
Check out the Forrester Consulting Study. Explore our Infographic that maps the path to becoming a Coded Business.
Then give us a call and start automating for high speed and awesomeness.