Gartner Research

Increase IT Value: Shift Your Seat at the Table

Published: 08 May 2019

ID: G00350890

Analyst(s): Peter Skyttegaard , Irving Tyler , Christie Struckman


CIOs must establish effective working relationships with key teams and literally take a seat in team meetings to guide and influence strategy development and business execution. As situations change, CIOs can leverage this research to plan and act to get the right seat at the table.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Analyze Current Engagement With Each Team
  • Develop a Plan and Execute to Shift to the Right Seat
    • Position IT as a Contributor
    • Position IT as a Consultant
    • Position IT as a Teammate
    • Position IT as a Team Member

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