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Leadership Development Module 1, Chapter 8: Executing Strategy for the Core IT Management Disciplines

Published: 24 February 2016

ID: G00300038

Analyst(s): John P. Roberts


Running an effective IT organization demands successful implementation of the IT strategy. Executing on that strategy requires a range of skills and competencies that are defined in 12 core IT management disciplines.

Table Of Contents


  • Twelve Core Disciplines of IT Management
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
  • Governance
    • The Gartner ITG Demand/Supply Model
    • IT Policies
  • Service Management
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • The "Inner Ring" Disciplines
    • Performance Management
    • Sourcing
    • Security and Risk
    • Asset Management
    • Change Management: Program and Project Management
    • Financial Management
  • IT Organization Structure and People Management
    • IT Organization Structure Principles
    • People Management
  • Positioning IT for Business Growth and Agility
  • Next Steps for IT Leadership Development

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