As digitization shapes every aspect of modern business, it is having an equally significant effect on the expectations of IT. Brands now have to embrace the age of the digital solution, whilst still maintaining the cornerstones of experience, security and loyalty. What has
emerged is a bimodal IT paradigm, where both traditional Core IT and modern Fluid IT are essential to the IT environment of a successful modern business.
A traditional IT system offers slower development but stable compute and solid security. Fluid IT is a reaction to the demands of the modern world—it is all about speed and agility as concepts are taken to market with ever-increasing speed, starting with minimal viable products. But this is not a case of old versus new, or good versus bad; successful businesses are those that learn to implement both.