Deliver on the Promise of Bimodal

Archived Published: 18 February 2016 ID: G00299685

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Enterprises must innovate with a range of technologies and transform the business at speed. This special report collects research on developing and scaling an enterprise bimodal capability to enable exploratory, innovative responses.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
  • Research Highlights
    • Invest in the Bimodal Capabilities
      • Survey Analysis — The Key Capabilities, and What Stops Organizations Moving Forward With Bimodal
      • Agile Is a Great Place to Start, but Nowhere Near Enough
      • Moving Forward With Bimodal for the Infrastructure and Operations Group
    • Innovation and Architecture
      • Adopt Experimentation, Design Thinking and Iteration as Key Principles of Bimodal
      • Put the Vanguard Enterprise Architect at the Center of the Bimodal Program
      • Invest in a Formal Approach to Innovation Management
    • Making the Enterprise Bimodal — Extending Bimodal Beyond IT
      • Bimodal Business Functions
      • Bimodal Governance
    • Sourcing Teams Must Adapt to Bimodal Operations
      • Why Sourcing Needs Bimodal Capabilities
      • How to Adapt to Bimodal Operations While Integrating External Capabilities
      • Tools to Help You Acquire Bimodal Sourcing Capabilities
      • Technology Vendors and Service Providers Must Transform to Reflect the Changing Needs in the Market
    • Build the Talent and Cultural Norms
      • Case Studies in Driving Cultural Change
    • Renovate the IT Core to Enable the Scaling of Bimodal
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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