Published: 14 November 2017
Analyst(s): CIO Research Team
This research draws from our Economic Model for IT Product Line Management. The costs and benefits analyzed are based on conversations with hundreds of CIOs and IT leaders. We also used best practice research and benchmark data from our IT Budget Benchmark and Emerging Technology Roadmap, as well as information gathered from early adopter experiences with IT product line rollouts.
Economic Model Assumptions
The Payoff and Benefits of IT Product Line Management
1. Supporting Digitally-Enabled Growth
2. Driving Cost Efficiencies
Benefits Scale With Higher IT Spending and Increased Adoption Rates
The Costs of IT Product Line Management
Transitioning to IT Product Line Management
Next Steps for Moving to Product Line Management in IT
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