Gartner Research

Maverick* Research: Fire Two-Thirds of Your IT Organization

Published: 25 September 2014

ID: G00269196

Analyst(s): Nathan Wilson

Summary

Agile, DevOps and Web scale have formed a lean IT revolution. Few IT groups have the skills/mindset to thrive. This will require IT groups to cut most positions and define new ones. (Maverick research deliberately exposes unconventional thinking and may not agree with Gartner's official positions.)

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • *Maverick Research
  • Introduction
  • Build a New IT Organization
    • Fill New IT Roles as New Positions, Not Guaranteed Transitions
    • Be Wary of the Frozen Middle
    • Expect Staff Turnover

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