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IT Metrics: Align IT Investment Levels With Strategy Using Run, Grow, Transform and Beyond

Published: 23 March 2012

ID: G00229668

Analyst(s): Jim McGittigan , Michael Smith, Richard Hunter , Kurt Potter


In many IT organizations, there is a crisis in IT business value that can be remediated by segmenting IT spending into categories that drive that value. Traditional IT value metrics will be inadequate to properly meet the future demands of the enterprise.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • Alternatives and Higher-Level Maturity IT Spending Segmentations
  • Practical Applications for RGT
    • Run-the-Business IT Spending Levels Versus Business Situation
    • Triangulating Run-IT Spending With Other Goals
    • Helping Executive to Connect Run-the-Business IT Spending to Business Value
    • Segmenting IT Staff Into RGT Categories
    • Case Studies Using RGT to Set Strategic IT Spending Goals
  • Benchmarking and Analysis of RGT
  • RGT IT Spending by Enterprise Personality Type
    • Quartile Analysis of RGT IT Spending by Enterprise Personality Type
  • Definitions for RGT

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