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Should Quantum Computing Be on IT’s Strategic Roadmap?


Artist rendering of a quantum computer.

As quantum computing assumes a more central role in IT, the IT strategic roadmap should be tracking its progress and the benefits that derive from it.

Credit: Bartek Wróblewski/Adobe Stock

It makes sense to have quantum computing on your IT strategic roadmap. It is going to change how you do business, even if you use it only as an outsourced service. You will also be expected to explain quantum computing to your board and stakeholders, who will want to know how quantum computing is being deployed in your business.

For organizations in industries such as hospitality, life sciences, pharmaceutical, retail, finance, product engineering and manufacturing, and the public sector, quantum computing is likely to occupy a central role as it takes over from classical computing systems to run core applications.

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