Gartner Research

Developing Strategy and Creating a Strategic Plan Primer for 2017

Published: 25 January 2017

ID: G00318151

Analyst(s): Monika Sinha , Remi Gulzar


Strategic planning involves translating the enterprise's vision and mission into how resources are deployed to generate maximum value. This initiative provides CIOs with the tools to implement an enterprisewide technology strategy for the IT contribution toward achieving business goals.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How do CIOs team with business counterparts to eliminate siloed approaches and develop a strategy that aligns IT with the business to deliver positive outcomes?
    • How does the organization evolve its culture to embrace a unified approach?
    • What practices do organizations adopt to achieve a holistic strategy and execution plan?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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