Many use the term “wouldn’t it be nice if” to describe a desired state if only certain circumstance conducive to achieving that goal existed. We refer to this as a WIBNI.
Code is Your Wingman
Virtualization, on-premise to cloud migration, server automation, and software-defined networking were created to simplify IT operations. Eliminating routine manual processes while detecting issues quickly is the promise of this modern technology offered by industry leaders including Microsoft, VMware, and Cisco. But IT operations team today struggle with adoption of these new tools due to legacy system maintenance and troubleshooting. Infrastructure as Code is not an off-the-shelf product, but rather an approach to apply software principles to an otherwise drudgery-filled process.
Finack is developing an IT service to move Corporate IT from resource-intensive legacy systems running in silos to an Infrastructure as Code system with pre-integrated tools that automate security and operation workflows required to meet individual business needs. Unlike other solutions that require manual setup and ongoing training, we implement best practices sourced from a broad technology community to continuously improve automation.
The only constant is change holds true for business and definitely for technology. Here comes a new agent of change as IT becomes more core to running the business: the CFO.