The Enterprise SDN Hierarchy of Needs

Mike Fratto
Mike Fratto

Summary Bullets:

  • Successful IT departments manage change by thoroughly understanding their requirements.
  • Skipping over fundamental thinking and planning will negatively impact achieving your goal.

Over my career, I have seen a lot of hyped technologies come and go. Some struck it big and had a huge impact on enterprises (e.g., server virtualization), and some were a swing and a miss (e.g., network access control). What I found, however, is that enterprises that were successful in adopting new technologies were headed by people or teams who spent time either formally or informally in considered thought about what was needed to make IT better. Continue reading “The Enterprise SDN Hierarchy of Needs”