Published: 11 July 2017
Analyst(s): CIO Research Team
In this research, we answer the question "How do companies decide on how much funding to give to each IT product line?" The keys are to Identify the organization’s most critical business capabilities, use business outcome achievement to evaluate individual investment proposals, and ensure product line managers and business partners meet regularly to reallocate investments as organizational priorities change.
Disproportionate Investment in Critical Capabilities
Mechanism to Pick the Most Critical Business Capabilities
Evaluate Investment Proposals
Meet Regularly to Reallocate Investment
Other Related Questions
©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates.
All rights reserved.
Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates.
This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission.
It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact.
While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information.
Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such.
Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy.
Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity.
Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party.
For further information, see
Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.