IT and business are inextricably interwoven. We cannot talk meaningfully about one without talking about the other.
Bill GatesFounder of Microsoft Corporation
In the previous chapters we have seen why business enterprises such as GE, Monsanto, Nestle, and more see value in data and invest in technologies to manage them. But who in the business is actually putting money into information systems and technologies? In this regard, two main trends are shaping the technology investments in enterprises.
On one hand, in recent years, the investment in technology has not necessarily come from the IT department, as ...