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How the CIO Can Influence Enterprise Strategy in an Organization That Doesn't Have One

Published: 01 June 2017

ID: G00326339

Analyst(s): Monika Sinha , Richard Hunter


A blockbuster product or service may put your enterprise on the competitive map, but a solid strategy and effective execution plan will keep you there. We discuss practical approaches to help CIOs improve enterprise strategy creation and execution in organizations that lack relevant experience.

Table Of Contents


  • How a Clear Enterprise Strategy Benefits the IT Strategy
  • Using the Gartner Strategy Framework
  • Start With the Business Context
  • Define Objectives and Goals
  • Create Strategic Choices for the Enterprise
  • Strategic Principles and Metrics Are Guidelines and Guardrails
  • Practice Frequently

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