Information Technology Strategic Planning Guide
This planning methodology guide explains the basic steps to perform IT strategic planning.
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IT Strategy is nothing without its implementation. How can CIOs get some "SOLACE" from their IT Strategy? Read on! A very good discussion on developing IT Strategy including detailed steps and explanations. Must Read! Align business and IT strategy using Tracy and Wiersema’s Value Discipline model and "technology themes"
Applied Information Economics (AIE) is a method for quantifying the value of IT investments. This overview of AIE provides an overview of key IT decision problem, how AIE solves them and how AIE is different from other methods.
Looking for a practical methodology to develop an IT Strategy? One that has actually been implemented? Look no more! This paper describes an eight (8) step process to develop IT Strategy - "...to make IT a strategic business enabler, enhance shareholder value, and mitigate risk." Everything you wanted to know about IT Strategy but were afraid to ask. What is IT Strategy? Why do you need an IT Strategy? How do you create an IT Strategy? What are the 10 best practices in IT Strategy? Where to go for more information on IT Stra... Great Strategy + Lousy Execution = failure. No exceptions to this rule. Don Tapscott argues that one can have them both. If only they tried. A survey of senior IT Executives on the value of IT Alignment. And the survey says... 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 paper discusses business architecture and how it relates to the levers of competitive advantage. Good Read! An article on managing IT for scale, speed and innovation Demand and value assessment methodology is a structured approach to quantifying the demand for and the value from IT investments. This guide provides a step-by-step approach to implementing DAM/VAM. Excellent Read! The spectrum of views on IT goes from the far right aka "IT doesn't matter" to traditional "IT is an enabler" to a more progressive "IT is a driver". Your problem: how to develop an effective IT Strategy? Read On>>
A very good presentation on developing an IT Strategy. Must Read! A very good article on technology deployment - makes the connection with IT vision and strategy.
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 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 paper proposes an enterprise framework for the development of information systems strategies and 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 paper describes a step-by-step process to create an it strategy for your organization. Excellent overview of IT Strategy and things that have an influence on its outcome. Must read! Dr. Glaser discusses the three common misconceptions about IT Strategy. The paper provides the rationale and concept for integration of models and modeling objects of Enterprise Architecture and IT Strategies. This quick guide defines IT Strategy, discusses its benefits and then describes a process to develop an IT Strategy. Practical IT Strategy: this paper proposes a model to "operationalize" IT Strategy. 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 excellent presentation takes a top down i.e. business driven approach to connect business strategy with IT Strategy. This paper presents IT Strategy best practices learnt from implementing IT Strategy. A Diagnostic for Exploring IT Alignment as a Strategic Weapon. The paper presents a framework for developing an IT Strategy for business value. This paper discusses IT Strategy in the context of an industry - in this case the construction industry - highlighting value creation opportunities that exist for the entire industry should it chose to leverage technology. A presentation on the challenges facing CIOs at law firms and how to create an IT Strategy to overcome them. IT Strategy requires a process and a framework. The former provides the steps and the latter the toolkit. Together they help an organization get to an IT Strategy that maximizes IT ROI. This article addresses the latter. Is there is a need for a new Business IT Alignment or IT Strategy process? This paper presents a good way to approach this problem.
This study finds that "Many corporate boards now consider IT to be an untapped mine rich with possibilities for their companies’ future results." However, they do not know how to deal with "IT issues within the context of the board’s role and how to... This in-depth - 78 pages - presentation goes into just about everything you would have wanted to know about IT Strategy aka business IT alignment (ICT Strategy, IS strategy, IS strategic alignment, IT Alignment, strategic information systems planni... This article takes on the issue of demand and supply mismanagement and provides a solution. Excellent read!
This paper presents results from investment in IT at a macro economic level. Proof positive that IT Matters? You decide. A guide to understanding the value of IT Investments. Excellent Read! The good professor hits upon this key topic with an assortment of tools/frameworks - SWOT, Balanced Scorecard, 7S Framework etc. - and case studies. Excellent Read! "We conclude that no existing method is suitable for assessing the business value created by IT assets." Often, the emphasis is on creating an IT Strategy. Before you do, understand the context of IT Strategy i.e. what is its role and scope. The solution - you guessed it - is to apply a differentiated approach to each imperative. How does one create such a nuanced IT Strategy? The German engineering giant's video-game-based modeling tool will allow companies to design factory equipment in a fraction of the time. The question is asked often of any strategist. Do you have an answer? Every year, companies invest an extraordinary amount of time, money and effort. Often, the talk about the connection between Business and IT Strategy does not translate into action. At other times, IT Strategy is devised in isolation. This is a good discussion on the big picture of strategy in an organization - soup to nuts fr... 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 covers the basics of balanced scorecard technique and provides pointers on using it to create IT Strategy - touching the critical topic of IT Governance along the way.
There are many definitions of IT Strategy. Which one is true? Why does IT Strategy work sometimes and not others?
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