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The Speed and Reliability Balancing Act

Published: 19 March 2019

ID: G00432749

Analyst(s): Infrastructure and Operations Research Team


There’s a lot of pressure on I&O leaders to ‘balance’ enterprise mandates, but when problems arise, cost and reliability concerns always seem to take precedence over speed and agility. Attempting to ‘balance’ enterprise mandates just makes it difficult to achieve meaningful improvement in any of them, leading to Infrastructure being in a constantly in a state of incrementalism.

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