Tanzu Talk: How COVID changed IT priorities & spending, with Rita Manachi
Off in analyst land, they’re always checking on IT priorities. In this discussion, Rita Manachi (@ritam) goes over some recent surveys about how COVID has changed IT priorities. It’s some good before/after stuff to see what CIOs and such are looking to do. ---- 00:00 - Gartner IT Symposium. 02:59 - COVID surveys for IT priorities, before & after. 05:31 - Are people _actually_ going to change, this time? 11:00 - Let’s look at the survey results - charts! 12:37 - Demographics. 12:45 - Lead time/release frequency. 13:29 - Speeding up innovation. 14:11 - Business priorities. 14:38 - Reducing costs vs. innovation. 19:04 - Budget changes, per Gartner. 22:42 - Sustaining the positive change. 25:01 - Prioritizing applications to modernize. 26:38 - Blockers & challenges. 27:36 - Reducing costs, automation, etc. 32:14 - Staffing. 34:14 - Hiring freezes. 35:24 - Business/IT alignment. 38:25 - What does "digital transformation" mean here? 45:03 - Bye, Bye!