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Where Less Is More — Five Advantages Midsize Enterprises Should Exploit

Published: 28 February 2014

ID: G00259974

Analyst(s): James Browning , Dave Aron


Midsize enterprises and their IT organizations clearly suffer resource disadvantages. But they also have powerful advantages over larger organizations. Leading midsize enterprises will leverage these advantages to improve competiveness.

Table Of Contents


  • Advantage No. 1: Midsize Organizations Can Be More Centralized in IT Decision Making
  • Advantage No. 2: Midsize Organizations Can Better Leverage Small IT Providers
  • Advantage No. 3: Midmarket IT Teams Can Connect More Often and More Closely With the Customer
  • Advantage No. 4: Midmarket CIOs Can Influence a High Percentage of Employees More Easily
  • Advantage No. 5: Being Smaller Allows You to Be More Agile and Innovative

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