Gartner Research

Adopting Bimodal or Other Modes of Operation Primer for 2016

Published: 19 April 2016

ID: G00303545

Analyst(s): Mary Mesaglio , Simon Mingay


To meet the demands of digital business, CIOs and other IT leaders need to prepare their business to innovate and transform the business at speed. A bimodal approach delivers the required combination of innovation and agility, as well as predictable, reliable delivery of core business capabilities.

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  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How can enterprise leaders create the optimal culture and behaviors to enable bimodal?
    • How can the bimodal capability scale to meet increasing demand and take on larger, more complex programs?
    • What role does innovation management play, and how do you get an organization to innovate effectively?
    • What does renovating the IT core mean, and how does it get done?

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