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2014 Strategic Road Map for IT/OT Alignment

Published: 24 December 2013

ID: G00246910

Analyst(s): Kristian Steenstrup , John Mahoney, Partha Iyengar


The transformation for most companies from a current state of isolated and disconnected IT and OT systems and environments to a fully integrated business will best take place in five stages. CIOs and IT leaders should look at this as a maturity model for progression to IT/OT integration.

Table Of Contents


  • Strategic Road Map Maturity Levels
    • Level 1: Investigation and Awareness
    • Level 2: Gaining Management Mandate for Change
    • Level 3: Establishing OT Software Governance Capability
    • Level 4: Standardizing IT/OT Integration to Deliver IT and OT Business Benefits
    • Level 5: Integrating IT and OT Resources to Create and Sustain Competitive Advantage
  • Future State
  • Current State
  • Gap Analysis and Interdependencies
  • Migration Plan
    • Higher Priority
    • Medium Priority
    • Lower Priority

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