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Balancing Your Approach to IT Centralization, Decentralization and Federation

Published: 26 August 2020

ID: G00728653

Analyst(s): Donna Scott , Janelle Hill , Simon Mingay


Enterprises are challenged to centralize or decentralize accountability and decision rights for delivering value from I&T investments. One side is stereotyped by efficiency and scale, the other by domain expertise and innovation. We offer CIOs insight to find the right balance for their enterprise.

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