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Drive Disruptive Innovation by Reinventing the I&T Operating Model Pattern

Published: 15 November 2017

ID: G00343310

Analyst(s): Monika Sinha , Donna Scott


The digital era is transforming the marketplace and enabling profound, radically new value propositions. CIOs seeking to exploit these emerging opportunities must reinvent the I&T operating model to empower the enterprise to realize new, disrupting, sustainable sources of revenue and market value.

Table Of Contents


  • I&T Operating Model Patterns
  • The Gartner Invention I&T Operating Model
  • Cross-Functional, Flattened, Fluid and Distributed Organizations
  • Core Competencies to the Invention I&T Operating Model
  • Transitioning From the Value-Optimizing IT Operating Model to Invention Operating Model
  • Governance, Delivery Operations and Architecture Expand to Become Enterprise Capabilities
  • Summary

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