The rapid technology changes in SMAC and the overall complexity involved in implementing an integrated SMAC solution can be challenging and demonstrating business value on investment can be difficult. A systematic approach to creating SMAC capability to create business value includes:
Define business objectives, assess the as-is state and identify a set of initiatives and goals
Define manageable projects to build capabilities with each of the SMAC domains and understand benefits it provides to the organizations
Pursue an architecture-focused approach leveraging modern best practices and standards to integrate SMAC tack
Build on early successes to generate momentum and demonstrate early value to the business
Leverage technology partners to manage the risk of the evolving SMAC environment
This chapter covered the Q&As for emerging technologies which includes big data, clouds, AWS, analytics, social media, and enterprise mobility.
The next chapter will cover the Q&As for frameworks...