2012 IT Professionals Planning Guide: Volatility, Multiplicity, Versatility, and Mobility

Archived Published: 01 November 2011 ID: G00226064

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The macro trends of volatility, multiplicity, versatility, and mobility underlie much of Gartner's IT1 coverage in 2012.

Table of Contents

  • Synopsis
  • Analysis
    • The Four Macro Trends
      • Volatility
      • Multiplicity
      • Versatility
      • Mobility
    • Recommendations
      • Study How Volatility Affects Your Organization
      • Design for Adaptability
      • Normalize, but Don't Homogenize
      • Check Your Career Intentions: Specialist or Versatilist?
      • Plan for Multiple Devices, Modes of Work, and More Data
  • Conclusion
  • Recommended Reading
  • Notes
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