Gartner Research

Use Bimodal and Pace-Layered IT Together to Deliver Digital Business Transformation

Published: 17 August 2016

ID: G00293614

Analyst(s): Dennis Gaughan


Many organizations recognize that they need to adopt a bimodal approach to managing change in IT, but are inhibited by culture, priority and legacy. Using Gartner's Pace-Layered Application Strategy framework, IT leaders responsible for applications can clarify their strategy for adopting bimodal.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Map the Business Capabilities of the Organization Into the Pace Layers
  • Compare the Application Portfolio Against the Layered Capability Map to Identify Friction Points
  • Use the Layered Capability Map to Decide on a Style of Work
  • Use the Output to Elevate the Discussion With Stakeholders to a Strategic Level
  • Set New Goals for Application Spending

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