Gartner Research

IT in Product Development: Toolkit

Published: 05 March 2008

ID: G00156084

Analyst(s): Marc Halpern , Andrew R. Walker, Andy Rowsell-Jones


Products and services are becoming information-intensive and evolving faster in the face of global competition. The IT in Product Development toolkit will assist CIOs in redefining IT’s role in product development and in preparing IT for effectively delivering product development projects.

Table Of Contents


  • Overview
    • Business Value
    • When to Use
  • Introduction
  • Assess your enterprise’s product development needs and IT’s role in the product development processes.
  • Evaluate your readiness to participate in product development
  • Conduct a readiness assessment before starting a product development project
  • Apply the breadth of IT capabilities to maximize product development output

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