One is “static,” while the other is “dynamic” and more about “engagement.” Those are the two phrases that categorize the change that has evolved over the past ten years within the “enterprise IT,” according to a post on the Wall Street Journal’s CIO Journal blog.
More so, we’ve come from a system of database hierarchy, where records were something that were “kept” to today’s “digital engagement,” from a culture of business processes to a major shift that touts the effect of “personal communications” and the impact within the inner workings of the organization.
The driver of this trend to more digital engagement will continue to be “easy-to-use technology,” the kind that the employee can bring into the workplace.
“The growing number of employees who are bringing their own technology to work underscores this divide. About 55% of workers pay directly out of pocket for at least one device they use for work purposes, according to a June 12 report from Forrester. About 77% of employees in more senior positions – those with a title of director and above – are paying for PCs, phones and tablets used for work.”
Microsoft Dynamics 2015 is the latest answer by the Redmond Giant to provide more collaboration throughout departments, project managers and customers alike, whether on the road, in the field or in the client’s office.
The subscription-based software is not a replacement for on-premise installations. The developers recognize that, yes, some core programs and records do remain on the home-office servers, while sales teams and marketing, for example, can share ideas in real-time for creating that next campaign.