IDC MaturityScape Benchmark: Strategic Architecture in the United States, 2017
This IDC study presents the results of IDC's 2017 Strategic Architecture MaturityScape Benchmark Survey and should be viewed as a supplement to IDC MaturityScape: Strategic Architecture 2.0 (IDC #US42768616, June 2017). Together, they provide a comprehensive overview of IDC's strategic architecture maturity model. This document enables organizations to:Assess their current level of strategic architecture competency and maturity.Benchmark strategic architecture maturity against the maturity level of their peers and business needs.Uncover strategic architecture maturity gaps and identify areas in need of improvement to achieve business transformation objectives."With the shift to digital transformation, organizations need to create a new architecture that enables sustainable transformation, integration, scalability, and flexibility," states Mike Rosen, research vice president with IDC's IT Executive Program. "IDC believes that technology leaders that embrace a new strategic architecture approach will be a step ahead in achieving competitive differentiation at speed."