Organizing IT to promote agility

@article{Gallagher2008OrganizingIT,
  title={Organizing IT to promote agility},
  author={Kevin P. Gallagher and James L. Worrell},
  journal={Information Technology and Management},
  year={2008},
  volume={9},
  pages={71-88}
}
Agility at the individual business unit and organizational levels presents a challenge for many information system (IS) departments. Business unit agility demands the ability to sense and respond to changes in local competitive environments, whereas organizational agility demands the ability to sense broader market opportunities and respond with changes that are organization-wide. The former requires experimentation and customization of system designs, while the latter demands uniformity and… CONTINUE READING
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