Gartner Research

Midsize Enterprise IT Leadership Primer for 2019

Published: 05 February 2019

ID: G00375719

Analyst(s): Mike Cisek , James Browning


Gartner’s 2019 research agenda for those leading IT in MSEs focuses on strategies and tactics to help small IT teams succeed. It will deliver the insights and practical advice that MSEs’ IT leaders need in order to make informed decisions and execute IT and business objectives at scale.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How can MSEs leverage their inherent size and scale advantages?
    • What practical actions can MSEs take when competing for talent?
    • What are the market trends and emerging technologies that will impact the IT strategies of MSEs?
    • What actions can resource-constrained IT departments take to overcome the lack of economies of scale?
    • Which IT providers and solutions are rightsized for the IT requirements of MSEs?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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