Gartner Research

The Four Pillars of an Application Organization

Published: 05 June 2008

ID: G00157888

Analyst(s): Matthew Hotle


Gartner often is asked to describe or confirm whether one organizational style or another is "best" for an application group. It's just not that easy, but it's important to have the pillars right before committing to one style or another.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Pillar No. 1: Business Relationship, Governance and Management
  • Pillar No. 2: Consistent Work Processes
  • Pillar No. 3: Defined Roles and Responsibilities
  • Pillar No. 4: Skill Sets and Proficiency Levels
  • The "Best" Application Organizational Structure

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