Taking a business-led approach to network strategy
- In the digital age, you can’t think of your network strategy as separate from your business strategy. There’s no such thing as a digital network strategy. In the digital age, there’s only business strategy built upon technology.
- Once you know your goals and your constraints, there are many ways to approach infrastructure change. Digital transformation means different things to different organisations.
“Aligning infrastructure with business strategy goes beyond just choosing the right technology to solve a problem. It extends to how you operate and consume the infrastructure.”
For a digital business, IT infrastructure is the platform on which the business operates, and the network is the glue that holds that platform together. The infrastructure and the network have to be able to move at the speed the digital business requires to execute the overall company strategy. In the digital age, you can’t think of your network strategy as separate from your business strategy.