Gartner Research

Cloud, Modernization and Staffing Challenges Top I&O Leader Concerns

Published: 20 February 2014

ID: G00261529

Analyst(s): Dave Russell, Mike Chuba


There was a marginally more positive outlook toward the IT budget in 2014, but it is not clear if this will be sufficient to address all the challenges I&O leaders face. IT leaders should take the steps outlined in this research to address concerns and align their capabilities with business needs.

Table Of Contents


  • Developing a Private/Public/Hybrid Cloud Strategy
  • Modernizing Our Legacy Applications
  • Finding/Retaining IT Talent
  • Modernizing Backup/Recovery, Business Continuity and/or Disaster Recovery
  • Data Center Space, Power and/or Cooling
  • Managing Rising SLAs in the Face of the Same, or Tighter Budgets

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