Gartner Research

Five Practices for Leading Resource-Constrained IT Teams

Published: 07 August 2014

ID: G00269127

Analyst(s): Colleen Young


Very small and/or resource-constrained IT teams have to deliver the same benefits as their larger peers without the luxury of abundant resources or the option to leverage best practices. This research presents five techniques to help CIOs get the job done with less.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Establish Clear, Measurable Performance Goals
  • Projectize Work
  • Implement Self-Directed, Multidisciplinary Teams
  • Avoid Process Reference Models
  • Throw Away the Organization Chart

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