Gartner Research

Combine Pace Layering and Bimodal IT to Modernize Your Information Infrastructure

Published: 28 October 2015

ID: G00276946

Analyst(s): Mark Beyer

Summary

CIOs and the information management leaders who report directly to them should adopt system pace layering and bimodal IT principles. The combination will help them develop strategy, priorities and budgetary demands to modernize their organization's information infrastructure.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Systems of record benefit most from coarse-grained data management, which provides stability and enables easy reuse of data throughout an enterprise
  • Pace discord requires discrete processing in the connective tissues to resolve conflicting data management rules and paces for the same data in different systems
  • Pace discord helps CIOs and information management leaders define the difficulty, scope and operational mode of projects to modernize their information infrastructure

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