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Brazil CIOs in 2017: Living Through Interesting Times

Published: 15 November 2016

ID: G00313327

Analyst(s): Claudio Neiva , Donald Feinberg , Luis Mangi , Henrique Cecci , Cassio Dreyfuss , Roberto Coelho, Denis Torii


CIOs in Brazil are living through a difficult period, requiring them to "own" their problems and move beyond simply protecting their enterprises. Gartner's Brazil-based analysts offer advice on how CIOs can optimize costs while undertaking key strategic initiatives to move forward.

Table Of Contents


  • Managing IT Initiatives in Turbulent Times
    • Use a Structured Approach to Cost Optimization
    • Develop Information-Intensive, Investment-Frugal Business Initiatives
  • Managing Applications in Turbulent Times
    • Establish a Formal Process for APM to Support Your Application Cost Optimization Initiatives
    • Use Pace-Layered Application Strategy and IT Capabilities Modeling to Support Your Digital Transformation
  • Postmodern ERP in Turbulent Times
    • Postmodern ERP Supports Cost Optimization but Needs Committed Enterprise Resources to Work
    • Create Your Foundation for Digital Business Using a Postmodern ERP Strategy
  • Infrastructure and Operations Strategies for Surviving and Thriving in Turbulent Times
    • Two Initiatives for Optimizing Infrastructure and Operations Costs
    • Modernizing Your Data Center Strategy
  • Deriving an Increased Contribution From Infrastructure and Operations in Turbulent Times
    • Optimize I&O Costs Now and as an Ongoing Discipline
    • Agile Infrastructure Enables Digital Business
  • Modernizing the DBMS Landscape in Turbulent Times
    • DBMS Cost Optimization
    • The New DBMS Landscape for the Digital Business
  • Managing IT Risks in Turbulent Times
    • Ensure That Cost Optimization Initiatives Do Not Create Unacceptable Levels of Risk
    • Use New Principles to Design Your Security and Risk Management Program

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