Gartner Research

Leadership Development Module 1, Chapter 4: Decision Making in IT

Published: 26 February 2016

ID: G00300035

Analyst(s): Mary Mesaglio

Summary

This chapter tackles decision making in IT from two perspectives. CIOs can use IT governance as a tool to ensure the best decisions for the most effective use of IT. CIOs can also increase their influence over decision making to turn IT governance into a higher priority for the business.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • IT Governance — Definition and Implementation
    • Establishing Goals, Domains, Principles, Policies and Decision Rights
    • Defining Demand Governance and Supply Governance Processes
    • The Anatomy of Decision Making
  • Influence Over Decisions and How to Make IT Governance a Priority for the Business
  • Conclusion
  • Recommended Reading

©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.