Intel's CIO, John “JJ” Johnson, took the stage at Intel IDF 2007 to make the case that CIO’s must take a holistic look at their environment. Looking at emerging technologies and innovations while continuously assessing their impact on the competitiveness of the enterprise, allows the CIO to leverage technology as a true change agent.
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So do emerging technologies play into the needs of the enterprise? JJ made the argument that technologies IT has in play today may not be competitive 3 years from now. It is important for the CIO to understand which emerging technologies are going to impact how IT capabilities play in the environment. For Intel IT the emerging technologies on the “watch list” are: Virtualization; Mobility; Social Media; Manageability. What emerging technologies are on your IT watch list?