Changing your IT organization to focus on business innovation – project to product

According to a recent Forrester Research recontact survey of global CIOs and SVPs, 58 percent of respondents now rank “changing our business model” as a top priority. How does IT need to change to help? When it comes to custom written software, there are three ways: (1) move from a project to a product mindset, (2) give developers a standardized platform, (3) manage for innovation, not delivery. Coté discusses each of these, with real world examples.

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