Gartner Research

Renewing the IT Organizational Model Primer for 2016

Published: 11 March 2016

ID: G00300214

Analyst(s): Tomas Nielsen


IT organizational design is a means to an end, enabling IT to meet diverse technology demands of the entire enterprise. As these demands evolve, IT leaders must design and evolve the IT organization to meet both foundational as well as experimental demands to achieve overall strategic outcomes.

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  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What are the primary enterprise drivers that shape the IT organizational design?
    • What are the organizational archetypes and best practices that can form the basis for my organizational design?
    • How should the IT organizational design be adjusted for a given business unit or market-specific situation or context in my enterprise?
    • Which additional organizational design options could be used as catalysts for evolving the IT organization to the next maturity level?

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