In my last blog I raised the question “Has anything in the IT world changed recently to make long hyped 'IT-business alignment' (or whatever label we put on it now) actually attainable?". From in-depth discussions, planning and implementation of Application Performance Monitoring(APM) projects with customers over the past 1.5 years, I see two major catalysts for change that bubble to the top right now:
Does the ability to follow every click of every user, and tightly correlate that to the associated application and infrastructure sound unbelievable? It’s not. Is this where IT and business really do connect? Is this the tip of the practical “IT-business alignment” iceberg that can be attained right now in weeks or months rather than years? What do you think?