Gartner Research

Why and How I&O Should Lead Edge Computing

Published: 28 February 2020

ID: G00467223

Analyst(s): Thomas Bittman


Edge computing is the epitome of Infrastructure-Led Disruption because it enables many new business outcomes. I&O leaders need to get in front of this trend, accelerating the enterprise’s efficient adoption of a growing range of edge computing use cases in order for the enterprise to be competitive.

Table Of Contents


  • The Topology of Edge Computing
  • Learn From the Past
  • Who Should Lead Edge Computing?
  • What Should I&O Leaders Do?

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