Coming to Terms With Business Unit IT to Prepare for Digital Business


Published: 21 April 2016 ID: G00302143

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Summary

To succeed at digital business, CIOs and IT leaders must not let the problem of business unit IT or shadow IT to drag on into future business generations. This research collection can help CIOs and IT leaders create successful blueprints to manage challenges associated with business unit IT.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
  • Research Highlights
    • Build a Business Unit IT Strategy
    • Balance Innovation With Security and Procurement Governance
    • Evaluation of IT Domains Is Necessary for a Holistic Business Unit IT Strategy
    • Research Designed for Business Unit Stakeholders
    • Citizen Developers Represent a New Form of Business Unit IT and Are Opportunities for Innovation, but Security Must Be Balanced
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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