A New Mandate for IT
Armed with increasingly sophisticated applications, IT-led teams have consistently found new ways to streamline enterprise business processes. Corporate leaders, however, are raising the bar: they expect IT's core mission to expand from cost-cutting to enabling revenue generation within a short period of time. What does revenue generation mean for the IT function? And how can organizations encourage truly innovative behavior from IT that contributes to revenue growth? To find out, the Economist Intelligence Unit surveyed senior executives in both technology and business functions from across the globe.