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China Summary Translation: '2016 Strategic Roadmap for IT/OT Alignment'

Published: 25 March 2016

ID: G00295688

Analyst(s): Owen Chen , Kristian Steenstrup


Asset-rich companies can transform from disconnected or minimally integrated IT and operational technology environments, into integrated businesses using a maturity model. CIOs and other digital business leaders should examine this framework to achieve IT/OT alignment and eventual integration.

Table Of Contents



2016 Strategic Roadmap for IT/OT Alignment

  • Key Findings
  • Recommendations


  • Strategic Roadmap Maturity Levels
    • Level 1: Awareness of Enterprise OT Systems Landscape and Degree of Convergence (Research)
    • Level 2: Consensus That Convergence Means a Change in Managing OT (Create Foundation)
    • Level 3: Rationalization and Alignment of OT Management and Methods With IT Tools (Reduce Risk)
    • Level 4: Integration of IT and OT Systems and Infrastructure (Leverage Data)
    • Level 5: Optimize and Standardize Processes (Experience Transformation)
  • Future State
  • Current State
  • Gap Analysis and Interdependencies
  • Migration Plan
    • Higher Priority
    • Medium Priority
    • Lower Priority

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