Published: 01 February 2013
Analyst(s): Andy Rowsell-Jones, Tina Nunno
Transitioning from order taker to partner is difficult for IT because of politics — specifically, the nature of power and status. CIOs can create powerful partnerships between IT and other departments by building IT’s power and status in key areas to reach equality with business peers.
Powerful Partnerships Are Valuable, Yet Difficult for IT to Establish
CIOs Can Systematically “Power Up” IT to Lay the Foundation for Powerful Partnerships
CIOs Can “Level Up” IT To Achieve Reciprocity With Partners
Appendix: Case Studies
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