Gartner Research

How to Govern a Digital Business Technology Platform

Published: 21 February 2018

ID: G00349795

Analyst(s): Bill Swanton


Scaling a digital business will break conventional governance practices. CIOs can use methods for managing agile development to inspire creation of a governance framework for digital business.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Adapt Agile Concepts to Manage Dependencies in Large, Complex Situations
    • Recommendations
  • Define Practical Units of Management
    • Recommendations
  • Delegate Governance Down the Logical Product Structure
    • Recommendations
  • Implement Transparent Upward Reporting of Results
    • Recommendations
  • Promote Facilitation Techniques to Coordinate Multiple Teams
    • Recommendations

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