Gartner Research

Starting Over to Build a Platform for the Future at Ardent Mills

Published: 07 October 2015

ID: G00293048

Analyst(s): Dave Aron, Graham Waller, Lee Weldon

Summary

Ardent Mills had to quickly utilize new technologies in place of older ones to support rapid growth in response to changing demands. Instead of trying to merge two legacy IT shops, the CIO decided to build a system that would better fit the needs of the business.

Table Of Contents

Case Study

  • Making a Bold Move to Support Business Growth
  • Taking the Risk to Leapfrog to a New IT Model
  • Shifting IT’s Role
  • Completing Phase 1 in Six Months

©2020 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.