Gartner Research

Key Issues for the Consumerization of IT, 2008

Published: 15 February 2008

ID: G00155430

Analyst(s): David Smith , Stephen Prentice


The increasingly powerful global communities and the changes in societal behavior arising from the consumerization of IT will lead to social and economic disruptions, which will affect the balance of power among the enterprise, technology providers, the individual and the state.

Table Of Contents
  • Why Should You Care?
  • Key Issue: What External Forces Are Driving the Consumerization of IT?
  • Key Issue: How Will the Consumerization of IT Affect Technology Providers, Businesses and Governments?
  • Key Issue: How Can IT Managers and Business Leaders Manage the Impact of the Consumerization of IT on Their Business and Operating Models?
  • Key Issue: How Will the Consumerization of IT Affect the Social Relationships and Interactions Among Individuals, Enterprises and Governments?
  • Key Issue: What New Opportunities Will Arise From the Consumerization of IT?

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