Building a Global IT Organization


This article tackles the issue of building a global IT Organization. CIOs might not find the answer but you will certainly be made aware of the issues - what is the payoff from building a global IT Organization? Are you global "enough"? Well your CEO wants to know and you better have an answer! What are the roadblocks? ...

 

CIOs are being asked to take a "global" perspective on all things IT - meet business requirements at a global level, reduce costs at a global level, build capability at a global level. In other words, build a global IT Organization. What does it mean to be a global IT organization?

Does a global IT Organization have a centralized team meeting business demand across the globe? Does it mean that the IT Organization is decentralized to match up with the business' global footprint? Should CIOs move toward one system across the globe or should they have many "customized" systems across the globe managed by a single team?

This article tackles the issue of building a global IT Organization. CIOs might not find the answer but you will certainly be made aware of the issues - what is the payoff from building a global IT Organization? Are you global "enough"? Well your CEO wants to know and you better have an answer! What are the roadblocks? ...

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