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Gartner's Open Computing Framework: A Unified Approach to Assessing Openness Across IT

Published: 30 November 2015

ID: G00292242

Analyst(s): Mark Driver, Mike West, Joachim Herschmann

Summary

Given the impact of openness on IT buying decisions, IT leaders should have some framework for assessing it. The Gartner Open Computing Framework is a general framework for organizing and synthesizing specific, discrete definitions of openness.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Introduction
  • The Five Dimensions of Openness
    • Openness Characteristics
    • Openness Benefits
    • Openness Resources
    • Openness Aspects
    • Openness Activities
  • The Gartner Open Computing Framework
  • Conclusion

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