Gartner Research

Federal Government Opportunities and Challenges With Business Unit IT Strategies

Published: 29 March 2016

ID: G00301918

Analyst(s): Rick Holgate


Decentralized (business unit) IT can be a drag on government's budgets, flexibility, security and ability to operate as an enterprise. CIOs can seize control over it — effectively and without alienating business units — using a balanced set of management tools and techniques.

Table Of Contents


  • The Roots and Spread of Business Unit IT
  • Managing Business Unit IT
  • Recommended Actions

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