Running IT Like a Business
The authors discuss a new model for IT - one that borrows key capabilities from their business counterpart. The article describes the use of these capabilities to create value from IT.
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This white paper introduces a model and approach for IT to deliver value to the business - beyond the promise of running IT like a business. The key things missing from that paradigm are transparency, performance, and accountability and this model br... CIOs are under pressure to produce ever-more business value for even-less IT dollars. Is running IT as a business a solution? Exactly what does that entail? This research delved into this issue and spoke to current CIOs - what are they doing to run I... This step by step guide to running an information technology organization like a value center. Running IT like a business is the imperative because it maximizes return on investment, and provides excellent business IT alignment. However, most organiz... Is running IT as a business within a business critical to the survival of a CIO - the CIO role itself? The author lays out the argument for running IT like a business, and discusses how it can be done to deliver business value. This presentation discusses the challenges faced by the CIO in producing value for business and proposes running IT as a business as a solution. What does that do to the CIO role moving forward? What does this service based IT organization look like? Has IT moved from being a cost center to a value center? Does the CFO agree? How would a CFO measure the value contributed by IT to the bottom line? This paper discusses these questions and more. This study puts in context "running IT like a business" making the vital connections that must be made with issues of business IT alignment, IT value, IT Organization design, and IT finance. This comprehensive guide to running a not-for-profit as a business holds invaluable lessons for CIOs to run their IT organizations like a business. IT organizations - internal not for profits? - need to change their operational paradigm and this pres... This paper explores the factors governing the decision to run internal support functions/organizations a a business. The discussion provides an excellent example of the kind of issues a CIO must grapple with as they make the decision to run IT like a... This paper explores the factors governing the decision to run government organizations a a business. The discussion provides an excellent example of the kind of issues a CIO must grapple with as they make the decision to run IT like a business.
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