Leading New IT Initiatives

Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University

The CIO needed guidance in multiple initiatives ranging from IT strategy to selecting and executing IT solutions. Within four months of working with Gartner, the university had received enough ROI to cover its subscription costs for the full year. The research, resources and guidance the client received have been beneficial at the personal, professional and organizational levels.

Mission-critical priority

The CIO was tasked with leading and executing multiple IT initiatives, while optimizing cost and increasing ROI.

How Gartner helped

The university was able to leverage Gartner insights and resources to enhance its understanding of the technology market. Utilizing Gartner toolkits, the client was able to build business cases to present to leadership and start projects. Furthermore, the Gartner Peer Connect community was invaluable to him for building a network from a personal and organizational standpoint.

Business impact

With support from Gartner for IT Leaders, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University successfully:

  • Improved decisions in IT investments
  • Built and presented business cases  for multiple IT initiatives
  • Increased ROI while optimizing costs

Higher Education



Dean ICT

Achieve your mission-critical priorities with Gartner for IT Leaders

The cost saving on the return on investments from Gartner subscription [for] my team and myself [has] been beneficial on a daily basis.

Saad Alamri

Dean ICT, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University

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