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2018 Strategic Roadmap for IT/OT Alignment

Published: 04 June 2018

ID: G00356812

Analyst(s): Kristian Steenstrup

Summary

By following a maturity model, asset-intensive companies can transform from disconnected or minimally integrated IT and operational technology environments into integrated businesses. CIOs should examine this framework to achieve IT/OT alignment and eventual integration.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Strategic Roadmap Maturity Levels
    • Level 1: Initial Awareness of Where Enterprise OT Systems Exist, the Landscape and Degree of Convergence
    • Level 2: Develop — Convergence Means a Change in Managing OT. To Arrive at Consensus, Agree on Why You Seek Alignment and Integration
    • Level 3: Define — Rationalization and Alignment of OT Management and Methods With IT Tools
    • Level 4: Manage — Integration of IT and OT Systems and Infrastructure to Leverage Data
    • Level 5: Optimize the Who and Standardize Processes (Final Transformation)
    • Overview of Change
  • Future State
  • Current State
  • Gap Analysis and Interdependencies
  • Migration Plan
    • Higher Priority
    • Medium Priority
    • Lower Priority

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