Gartner Research

How CIOs Should Plan for IBM's Return to Growth

Published: 25 June 2015

ID: G00277822

Analyst(s): Sandra Notardonato, Tiffani Bova, Adam Woodyer, Daryl Plummer , Andrew Neff

Summary

IBM's declining sales and modified EPS targets have troubled investors, but also concerned CIOs and vendor management leads. Gartner analysts give their views on ways that IBM might return to growth, where it has already transformed, and how CIOs could respond to the change.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Introduction
  • Gartner's Analysis
    • Tackling Change in All Major Segments
    • Consolidated Business
    • Services
    • Software
    • Hardware
  • Implications for CIOs and Vendor Management Leaders

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