Taken from Chinese philosophy, “tao” refers to a “path” or guiding principal. With the exciting range of new technologies available (such as software-defined storage and network virtualization), it’s important that IT organizations establish that over-arching strategy for integration with the existing architecture.
In this short video, Wade Holmes (VCDX #15 and VMware Staff Solutions Architect) outlines the “VCDX Way,” which emphasizes an integration plan that is closely mapped to business priorities.
How are you approaching the integration of new technologies? Are you mapping updates to business strategy? We’d love to hear about your experiences in the comments.