Wall Street IT Execs: Don’t Ignore Software Risk


Today there is no question that monitoring software risk analytics has become a critical enabler to management and many business processes. Executives in any technology-driven business know that, if they're not already working on big data and real-time analytics, they're falling behind their competition.

Unfortunately, many IT executives are focusing most of their analytical attention on operations, which is already using analytics to improve their resilience and monitor software risk. But on the software development side, IT has no analytics on the myriad projects and enhancements being pushed into their software assets on an ongoing basis.


Our colleague, Lev Lesokhin recently penned an article for Wall Street & Technology, “Is Analytics a Must Have? Wall Street IT Executives Don’t Seem to Think So”, that tackles what CIOs need to do to ensure their software development teams are making quality applications that aren’t choking their operations. Armed with holistic software analytics, CIOs can determine just how their cost is funneling into IT, how they can manage it better, and exactly what their output is to each line of business.

How are you monitoring software risk in your organization? Leave your story in a comment below.

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