Gartner Research

Reducing IT Complexity

Published: 05 April 2019

ID: G00390633

Analyst(s): Consult the Board Research Team

Summary

This summary contains input from twenty members regarding their initiatives to reduce IT complexity. We begin this summary with an overview of members' IT complexity reduction initiatives, including their objectives, alignment with TOGAF layers, and execution approaches. We then examine members' specific targets for their initiatives, the main areas of focus, and how initiatives are funded. Finally, we look at members' metrics to track the progress of complexity reduction initiatives, challenges faced, and successes achieved.

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