Gartner Research

Five Steps to Build Your Digital Business Dream Team

Published: 21 March 2016

ID: G00302057

Analyst(s): Diane Morello


CIOs will need to get smart about building out digital business teams with the right blend of business and technology skills. A "dream team" will help CIOs identify the right people to make digital ambitions real.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Zero In on the Objectives of the Digital Business Dream Team
  • Choose the Right People for the Dream Team
    • Look for Profiles
    • Look Inside the Business
    • Look for Versatilists
  • Align Dream Team Members to Four Phases of Digital Business Activity
  • Develop a Portfolio of Capabilities by Activity Phase
  • Blend the Right Behaviors to Motivate the Dream Team
  • Recommendations

Case Studies

  • Appendix

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2021 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?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.