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IT Architects Can Make or Break the Move to Digital Business

Published: 30 March 2015

ID: G00273138

Analyst(s): John Hagerty


A wide gap exists between opinions of architects and IT leadership on key issues that directly impact digital business strategy and execution. Without better synergy, organizations may stumble on the road to digital business.

Table Of Contents



  • Why Focus on Architects?
  • Architects Are More Naysayers Than Cheerleaders
  • The Gaps Between Architects and IT Leadership
    • Organizational Effectiveness
    • Stakeholder Satisfaction
    • Organizational Readiness
    • Harvesting Benefits
    • Technology Planning
  • What These Gaps Point To


  • Appendix
    • IT Professionals Survey Demographics
    • Definition of IT Leadership

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