A Guide to Strategic Planning
This excellent presentation provides an in-depth overview to strategic planning.
This excellent presentation provides an in-depth overview to strategic planning.
This introduction to strategic planning describes the strategic planning process and common frameworks/tools used in the planning process.
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An excellent discussion on the business value of IT and the tools and frameworks toward that end. MUST Read! This presentation introduces a framework to understand, formulate and implement information technology (IT) strategy and measure outcomes using key performance indicators. This is a guide to Outcome Management, an IT Planning and Management Methodology of the Canadian Government. This document provides an in-depth introduction to strategic planning, details the process for creating a strategic plan, and discusses tools and techniques to perform the underlying analysis. Excellent resource for a CIO to learn how the business c... This paper provides an in depth overview of strategic planning - what is strategic planning? what are strategic planning best practices? what is hoskin planning? how should small and mid sized companies pursue strategic planning? This paper discusses business it alignment - the concept of IT-business strategy alignment proposed by J. Luftman, J. Henderson et al. The concept of strategic alignment and its model are explained in the first section. The second section discusses ... This one page poster summarizes the business value creation relationships - how to create business value? who does what in creating business value? how is everything connected - from business to IT and everything in between. This is an excellent reso... Traditional advertising players - broadcasters, distributors and advertising agencies – will need innovative new approaches to respond to major industry shifts underway. An excellent presentation on Business Models. "Business model" has to be the king of buzzwords. "Strategy" is not far behind but there is something about business models that makes it more powerful! This article tries to demystify the term.
This comprehensive presentation on strategic planning for information technology provides invaluable guidance on using IT in support of business results. This guide helps CIOs understand the entire IT strategic planning lifecycle - from assessing dem... This in-depth guide (450+ pages; 10 chapters) discusses the foundations of IT management or IT Strategy 101. It is assumed that CIOs are "technical" i.e. they have risen up the IT ranks and eat and breathe technology. There are two problems with th... This comprehensive guide provides in-depth training on developing a strategy for the business. CIOs must understand the business strategy of their organization so they can enable or even drive it. CIOs can also adapt this training to create a strateg... This presentation provides an overview of the process to develop an is/it strategy, discusses its components and evaluation techniques. Tradition Information Systems Strategic Planning (ISSP) develops IT strategy for a business, or business unit. This case study demonstrates the use of IT strategic planning for strategic business processes - it illustrates the definition of Critical... This paper provides the connection between IT investments and business innovation. Due diligence activities usually are focused primarily on business and financial issues. Thus, many organizations fail to look closely enough at the information technology aspects of the deal. As a consequence, companies may put large proportions of... This in depth guide to using information technology capability in support of business value. It covers key technology areas and connects them with strategic planning and competitive advantage. Excellent Read! (400+ pages)
This e-book provides guidance to managers on creating an IT capability that creates business value. An excellent discussion for the CIO to understand why do what they must! (600 pages)
Is IT Value compromised because of the strained relationship between business and IT? How can the CIO overcome this challenge?
This paper proposes a framework for the development of information systems strategies and plans driven by business objectives and strategies. It provides an integrated framework for the development of technology architectures and business processes ... This enterprise information technology strategic plan recommends leverages existing IT capability to improve IT services. It can be used as a template to create an IT strategy plan for your organization. This in-depth information technology strategic plan example provides the vision, mission, goals, strategic priorities, strategic enables, key initiatives, outcomes and their measurement for a five year it strategy plan. This document also discusses i... This information technology strategic plan illustrates the development of a strategy driven by an overarching vision which drives specific goals and then technology initiatives that enable them. The plan provides direction to accomplish current objec... This IT strategic plan is meant to provide guidance to the entire IT organization and help make effective decisions regarding IT investments - set consistent goals, objectives, priorities, and timelines - in line with business requirements and expect... This five year plan for information technology investments is designed to use IT to deliver on the organization's overall goals and objectives. The strategic plan provides a good outline to create a goal driven IT strategy. Guide to IT Planning is designed to help prepare, update, and use IT strategic and tactical plans. Guide to IT Planning is designed to help prepare, update, and use IT strategic and tactical plans. A step by step guide to creating a strategic plan for your organization. An excellent resource for those who need the foundation - what is strategic planning? why is it important? what are the components of a strategic plan? - with a practical proces... This presentation explains a framework to turbo charge your strategy - excel at the thing you are best at by investing in what makes the most money and which you love doing over and over again! Excellent read! ICT Business case guide provides instructions on using the ICT business case template to justify, and monitor it investments. This IT Strategic plan details and uses an information technology strategy framework to assess current situation, recommend initiatives and actions, prioritize initiatives, provide cost estimates and develop a five year implementation plan. This information technology strategic plan can be used as a template to create your own. This plan provides a strategic vision and direction for key stakeholders - "It is not meant to be a tactical plan that lays out specific tasks and operational responsibilities. Rather, it provides strategic objectives which can serve as guideposts fo... This paper discusses IT strategic planning - what is it? why is it important? - describes an IT strategic planning framework and illustrates best practices and lessons learnt through a case study. Good discussion! This presentation provides an overview of business strategy - what is it? why is it important? how to develop it? what are the common frameworks? This presentation introduces information systems planning, discusses why IT Strategy is difficult to implement, charts the history of information systems planning, and presents eight different frameworks for IT Strategy and Planning. Excellent Read!... This presentation provides an excellent introduction to information technology strategy and planning. What is IT Strategy? Why is IT Strategy important? What are the steps in creating an IT Strategic Plan? Who should be involved in creating an IT Pla... This quick guide defines IT Strategy, discusses its benefits and then describes a process to develop an IT Strategy. This IT Strategic Planning Example demonstrates the use of business drivers to formulate goals and objectives for the IT Organization. CIOs can use this as a template to create an IT Strategy for their enterprise. This Oregon Department of Human Services information technology strategic plan for 2009-2015 timeframe provides a good template to build your own it strategy plan on. This MS excel based IT Strategic Plan Template (IT Strategy Plan Template) provides a good starting place to create your own Information Technology Strategy plan.
This excellent presentation takes a top down i.e. business driven approach to connect business strategy with IT Strategy. The paper presents a framework for developing an IT Strategy for business value. This information technology (IT) strategy framework is designed to assist in the creation of an IT strategic plan for educational and learning institutions. It is presented in the form of a workbook that identifies current situation and the path to d... This IT strategy plan is positioned as a "playbook" thereby placing an emphasis on "action." The strategic plan itself focuses on creating one organization - a consolidated enterprise computing model that drives efficiency through consolidated operat... This information technology strategic planning template (IT Strategy Template) is in the form of a fill-in-the-blanks work-book - a great resource for the CIO to understand IT Strategy, and create a strategic plan for their IT Organization. When talking about business and IT alignment, our focus always goes to business strategy and its alignment with IT strategy. This thought process recognizes a fundamental truth. Unfortunately, it only gets part of the picture. This whitepaper discusses using service resource planning to leverage IT resources for maximum business value — "both for your IT business and the wider business that IT serves." This information technology strategic plan can be used as an example to create your own IT strategy. This document provides an outline for the development of an IT strategy - it strategy process and steps, it strategy vision, it strategy mission, it ... This series of 21 presentations will help you understand the big-picture of the step-by-step strategic analysis process used to create competitive advantage. This process can be adapted to your specific situation to create an IT strategy that levera... This paper proposes a process for strategic information systems planning (SISP) based upon existing research on the topic. Building a strategic IT plan? What is a strategic IT plan? Strategic IT planning process explained in detail. This document details the strategic IT plan for an academic institution. It helps the organization align its IT capability with the strategy and goals of the enterprise. A good template for the CIO to help create a strategic plan for their organizati... This strategic plan example discusses setting a vision, mission, and goals for an organization, evaluating options and setting long term direction. This strategy and plan can be used to understand the strategic planning process and as a template for ... This document details a strategic plan and the planning process used to develop it. Great resource for the CIO to learn the strategic planning process and see it in action.
This guide to strategic planning provides an in-depth discussion on the process, roles, and responsibilities in developing and implementing a strategic plan. This process can be adapted for information technology strategic plans as well. This presentation provides a good overview of the balanced scorecard (BSC) and its use in developing business strategy.
A good primer on Business models and their importance to competitive differentiation. This paper introduces a new IT Strategy framework - Flexible Information Technology Tools and Strategies (FITS). FITS is a compilation of existing best practices and methods incorporated into a unique rapid implementation framework. This three year strategic plan for information technology provides guidance and an outline for a CIO to create an IT strategy for their own organization. This presentation discusses the role of the CIO in the delivery of business value. Using the IT CMF (IT Capability Maturity) Framework they can, on the one hand, start a new, business value based, dialogue, with their business partners and on the ot... What is the balanced scorecard? How to use a balanced scorecard to develop a strategic plan? What is a strategy map? This presentation provides a quick introduction to the balanced scorecard and provides some examples of strategy maps to illustrate ... This powerpoint presentation provides a quick overview of strategy - what is it? why is it important? how to formulate it? Good overview for the CIO starting out on their journey to create a technology strategy for their organization.
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