Bimodal IT: And Other Snakeoil


“Bimodal IT is the practise of managing two separate, coherent modes of IT delivery, one focused on stability and the other on agility.  Mode 1 is traditional and sequential, emphasizing safety and accuracy.  Mode 2 is exploratory and non-linear, emphasizing agility and speed.”

So your Mode 1 services have been around for a while, they are mission critical, and they contain the important data that is of central importance to your organisation (your customer data, your trading platforms, yours systems of record).  Meanwhile your Mode 2 services are new, they can break (it’s a beta!) but they are redefining how you engage with your customers and you need to get them out there fast, before you competition does.  Neat huh?

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