In this Technology Spotlight, IDC Analyst Phillip Carnelley provides opinion on the digital business imperative facing all organization today and how Digital Transformation (DX) is ultimately about making organizations more responsive to customer demands.

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In this Technology Spotlight, IDC Analyst Phillip Carnelley provides opinion on the digital business imperative facing all organizations today, and how Digital Transformation (DX) is ultimately about making organizations more responsive to customer demands. This means IT needs to be more responsive to business demands and thus requires new approaches to IT Governance, viewing IT as a service business, creating and leveraging internal and external services in the pursuit of added value.

Orbus recognized by many as a significant player in the EA market segment…

Philip Carnelley introduces IT4IT™, the recently launched reference architecture from The Open Group as one such approach. IT4IT aims to disseminate best practice in running IT as a value-creating business, and can be seen as complementary to existing enterprise architecture and IT governance standards.

The report goes on to identify Orbus Software, a significant player in the enterprise architecture market segment, as one of the first out of the blocks to provide IT4IT support, built into iServer, its software platform for Business and IT Transformation. The report advises any IT organizations interested in modernizing their approaches to enterprise architecture and IT governance to consider iServer.