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Muller-Dorr-Verstrate: IT Strategy of Industry Leaders - Surprising Lessons

posted Friday Jun 29, 2012 by Guest Blogger

Muller-Dorr-Verstrate: IT Strategy of Industry Leaders - Surprising Lessons

Market Leaders have a clear strategy for use of IT to achieve business goals - and surprisingly, market leaders in the survey of over 650 companies identified seven key factors that were the same, regardless of industry. Laggards tend to have more IT than they need, and they tend to use it less efficiently. Laggards also tend to focus on security, but in a negative way as a boundary - keeping bad people out. Leaders build security into everything that they do, and look upon it as an enabler to bring in teams, customers and resources to take advantage of market opportunity.

Christian Verstraete is the Chief Technologist for Cloud Strategy at HP- with the mission of defining HP's Enterprise Business-wide functional and reference architecture and working across the CTO organization to coordinate activities around HP-wide Cloud offerings.

Daniel Dorr is Worldwide Sr. Marketing Manager at Hewlett-Packard for HP Instant-On Enterprise, and Author of Kissing Killimanjaro: Leaving it All on Top of Africa

Chief Software Evangelist Paul Muller (officially VP Software Marketing at Hewlett-Packard) talks about focusing on IT Performance and Business and Enterprise goals.

The video interview from the HP Discover 2012 event by the SDR News team is available after the break.

The source link below will provide additional information related to the interview.

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