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Kick-Start Bimodal IT by Launching Mode 2

Published: 02 April 2015

ID: G00273955

Analyst(s): Simon Mingay , Mary Mesaglio , Suzanne Adnams


CIOs are struggling between two competing pressures: the pressure to provide stable, secure, high performance services and to deliver, innovative, technology-intensive services quickly. Bimodal IT provides a way to address both, yet many CIOs are unsure how to begin.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Understand What Bimodal Is and What It Isn't
  • Be Proactive in Managing the Cultural Challenge
  • Choose Initial Mode 2 Projects Carefully and Avoid the Traps

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