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Accelerating Infrastructure Innovation and Agility Primer for 2018

Published: 01 February 2018

ID: G00348273

Analyst(s): Arun Chandrasekaran , Julia Palmer


Accelerating infrastructure innovation and enabling agility is critical for the success of digital business. I&O leaders must collaborate with application and business teams to build the infrastructure, processes, skills and culture that will propel innovations in digital business.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What are the traits of successful I&O leaders in the era of digital business?
    • How can I&O leaders find talent to nurture a Mode 2 culture within the I&O organization?
    • What platforms and architectures should I&O leaders choose for a Mode 2 style of IT?
    • Which vendors will be strategic partners for Mode 2 workloads?
    • What best practices lead to success in the Mode 2 style of IT?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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