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Peer Connect Perspectives: How Can I Create an IT Innovation Lab in My Organization?

Published: 25 June 2019

ID: G00436136

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors

Summary

Peer connect members offer insights into how to create an IT innovation lab in their organization. Those enterprise architecture and technology innovation professionals looking to develop an IT innovation lab can leverage the learnings shared by their peers on Gartner Peer Connect.

Table Of Contents

Overview

Peer Strategies

  • Identify the Business Outcome You Want to Achieve
    • Things to Know Before You Pitch the Idea
    • Four Ways to Get You Started
  • Design a Digital Group — A Mix of IT Business Partners and Innovation Leaders; Distribute Your Resources to Achieve Desired Outcomes
    • Three Levels of a Digital Group
    • Two Negative Impacts of Centralizing the Research Elements
    • Align Your Team to Explore the Emerging Technology Landscape Using Design Thinking Methodology
  • Create a Charter to Ensure You Achieve Good Returns
  • Key Take-Aways
  • Other Resources

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