Gartner Research

How to Make IT Funding Models Work

Published: 11 April 2007

ID: G00147320

Analyst(s): Michael Gerrard, Ellen Kitzis


Enterprises are trying to manage IT investment levels by modifying their approaches to IT funding. CIOs must understand the motivations and goals of these strategies to choose tactics and approaches for a successful relationship between the IT organization and senior and business unit management.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • The Senior Management View
  • The CIO View: Strategies for Dealing With Different Funding Models
    • Strategy Rationale: Centralized Capped Models
    • Strategy Rationale: Centralized Uncapped Models
    • Strategy Rationale: Distributed Capped Models
    • Strategy Rationale: Distributed Uncapped Models
  • Recommendations

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