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CIOs Should Let IT Asset Managers Win Them More Budget Until Digital-Business Governance Improves

Published: 09 May 2014

ID: G00262147

Analyst(s): Stewart Buchanan, Michael Smith

Summary

CIOs see digital-business initiatives as opportunities to win more budget for innovation. Until governance of digital business matures, they should urge IT asset managers to win more budget for them and to select the right digital-business opportunities to avoid being saddled with technology debt.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Establishing an early role in digital-business initiatives will ensure that all the costs of scaling successful projects can be covered
  • Giving the CIO team life cycle data will ensure that digital-business costs are funded beyond the initial investment
  • Sharing financial risks with business sponsors and external providers will ensure they are committed to paying

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