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For CIOs

The Do's And Don'ts Of Building IT Organization Charts

May 17, 2013

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  • By Marc Cecere
  • with Khalid Kark,
  • Andrew Smith

Why Read This Report

The reporting structure of an IT organization affects how roles operate in that shop. The structure must support the goals of the organization and be consistent with its culture and capabilities. Well-defined reporting structures are based on the IT and business direction; take into account organizational barriers; and consider the effect of combining or separating the functions that are targeted for change. This report describes how CIOs should evaluate these elements to develop an effective org chart.

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Table of Contents

  • Four Essential Ingredients For Restructuring Your IT Organization
  • Ten Recommendations For Restructuring Your IT Shop
  • Lessons Learned From Three Organizational Redesign Initiatives

  • Today's Business Challenges Force New Organizational Design Rules
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents