target audience: TECH BUYER  Publication date: Apr 2020 - Document type: IDC Perspective - Doc  Document number: # US46225720

Post-COVID-19: A CIO Recovery Guide — IT Sourcing Insights and Recommendations

By:  Aaron Polikaitis


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Table of Contents

  • Executive Snapshot

    • Figure: Executive Snapshot: Mitigating Impact and Aligning Sourcing Strategy

  • Situation Overview

  • Advice for the Technology Leader

    • Short Term: Sourcing Triage (One to Three Months)

    • Supply Chain Disruption and Demand Fluctuations Will Impact Availability of Devices

    • Work-at-Home Mobilization Will Require Focus on Security Vendors

    • Force Majeure/Acts of God

    • Remote Access, Collaboration, Virtualization, and IT Service Management Technologies Play Key Role in Mitigating Impact

    • Be on the Lookout for Unethical Behavior

    • Medium Term: Align Sourcing Strategy with Changing Business Needs (Three to Six Months)

    • Crisis Shifts Digital Transformation Trajectory and Related Technology Investments

    • Assess Application and Infrastructure Usage to Identify Underleveraged Assets

    • India Lockdown Raises Work-from-Home Readiness Questions

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    • Related Research

    • Synopsis