Avnet bloggers share their 2017 IT New Year’s Resolutions
It’s been a running gag on the internet that 2016 has been a trying year; thankfully it’s over and 2017 is upon us. Last year we recommended some New Year’s Resolutions to help slim and trim your IT environment – this year we opened it up to some of our regular blogger and asked them one question:
What is your 2017 IT New Year’s Resolution? Tim Camper, Sales Director "My 2017 IT New Year's Resolution is to avoid creating any more three-letter acronyms. I appreciate when things are easy to remember and acronyms do help my team and me to talk or write about products or solutions, but sometimes having all this lingo can be too much 'IT speak' and can get confusing." Alisha Robinson, Demand Creation Specialist "My 2017 IT Resolution is to be more involved on social media. Specifically, I want to learn how to meme and hashtag with the best of them!"
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Your digital business strategy should put the customer experience first; technology second
The newest trend in IT isn’t from a single new technology entering the market, but rather several different types of technology trends maturing and converging at the same time. Mobile, cloud, big data and analytics and converged infrastructures are triggering a technological shift – causing many businesses to rethink traditional business strategies in order to adapt to this digitalization. The “old way” of handling business strategies is to plan ahead for at least three years – or more. However, because we’re dealing with a high level of technological velocity as the “new norm,” within even two years technology may change enough that could render your strategy outdated.
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