Legacy or cloud? Becoming hybrid is not an either/or question
There is no doubt that a great deal of the demand for innovation and new technologies in life sciences organizations is pushed through by Line of Business (LoB) in a quest to stay competitive and keep abreast of market demands. But it is very much up to the CIO to support the LoB and de velop a strategy that enables the innovation process.
Thus, the task facing the CIO of a life sciences business can be a difficult balancing act with a quite ubiquitous challenge: How do you maintain and operate existing IT infrastructure and Business Applications – while also supporting the digital transformation needed in the Line of Business?