A Board Director's Perspective on What IT Has to Get Right
Harvard Business Review
AUGUST 16, 2013
For mature, large-scale, multinational companies, there is a virtuous cycle of efficiency improvements that frees up resources, which can then be deployed for growth and innovation projects. The biggest opportunities for these companies are simplification and horizontal integration projects. The biggest challenge is identifying the associated cost savings and headcount reductions and ensuring these funds or resources are allocated to growth and innovation projects.