Business Realities Drive IT Globalization
March 12, 2009
Why Read This Report
Business leaders target globalization to deliver performance that spans geographic and organizational boundaries. What globalization means for CIOs is not simple — they have to help their firms deliver optimized global performance while meeting local needs and responding to constant business change — all while helping keep business innovation alive and well. Making this happen requires CIOs to handle the global-local matrix through key global functions, connect global capabilities and local needs, use technologies that enable both integration and agility, and employ communication to create and maintain trust.
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Table of Contents
- Globalization Means Goals And Execution That Span Geographies
- Globalization Creates Challenges For Firms
- IT's Globalization Strategy: Optimize Globally While Responding Locally
- CIOs Employ Different Strategies In Their Firms' Globalization
- Successful CIOs Can Follow Best Practices, Whatever IT's Globalization Role
WHAT IT MEANS
- Today's Globalization Becomes Tomorrow's Operating Model
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