Every day modern IT organizations are challenged by the consistent demand for change. They are on the hook to keep up with updating major operating systems, frequent hardware refreshes, software updates, patches, security fixes, zero-day attacks, and more.
Most IT organizations struggle to balance end-user resistance and the need for change. Although implementing change bolsters defense against advanced security threats, many IT teams face troubles managing internal user resistance.
At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations and their IT functions scrambled to shift from in-office to remote models. But years later, as the dust settles and digital workplaces remain, most organizations are left with a mishmash of tools from their initial haste to go remote.
Not all changes are the same, and even if a change looks the same, it is not because the underlying conditions of the systems involved have changed. In reality, change is a constant, and change is constant.
“change is the only constant in life.” – Heraclitus
In my experience, nothing is more expensive than a poorly planned, implemented, and operated virtual-hosted end-user workspace. It can impact you, your team, and your organization’s reputation.
Suppose you are a trusted advisor, consultant, or vendor that provides operational guidance on “User\VDI to Host” ratios at scale, and they are inaccurate. In that case, you could risk impacting your status as a Trusted Advisor. (more…)