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Maverick* Research: What Engineers Can Teach CIOs About IT

Published: 11 November 2015

ID: G00292195

Analyst(s): Leif Eriksen, Earl Perkins , Kristian Steenstrup


CIOs in asset-intensive industries can borrow lessons from how engineers design and execute projects, as the Internet of Things and digital business become pervasive. (Maverick research deliberately exposes unconventional thinking and may not agree with Gartner's official positions.)

Table Of Contents


  • *Maverick Research
  • Introduction
  • Technology and the Physical World
    • The IoT Brings IT Further Into the Physical World
    • Engineering Can Help Decrease Risk as IT Moves Into the Physical World
  • Converging IT and Engineering
  • Building the Capabilities
    • Do You Have the Right People to Share Responsibility?
    • Lead in This New Digital World

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