Gartner Research

Use the Pace-Layered Application Strategy to Leverage the Consumerization of IT

Published: 07 November 2011

ID: G00218056

Analyst(s): David Smith

Summary

Because the impact of consumerization is unevenly spread across an organization's applications, it is useful to segment an enterprise's portfolio. Use Gartner's Pace Layer Model to group applications into systems of record, systems of differentiation and systems of innovation.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

Analysis

  • Consumerization Continues as a Long-Term, Unstoppable Trend
  • The Impact of Pace Layers and Consumerization on Application Strategy
  • Pace Layers as a Segmentation Strategy for Leveraging Consumerization
  • Pace Layering Leverages the Higher Rate of Change in Consumer Technology

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