A five-step approach toward a capabilities centered IT strategy
This paper describes a five-step IT Strategy process for unlocking IT’s full potential to deliver business value.
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Follow these 10 steps to align business and IT. This presentation deals with business IT alignment from a capabilities perspective - actually actively promotes the use of capabilities based model and iterative development and implementation.
What is the biggest problem facing IT Value? Lack of single framework that connects business and IT - top to bottom; left to right. Can a single framework connect the organizational stovepipes and frameworks within each? This is a good start but the... An excellent discussion on business it management - alignment and fusion. MUST READ!! In this series, we will discuss IT Value - from its definition to a framework to measure and track it
This presentation describes and defines business it alignment and outlines steps to achieve business alignment. 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... This presentation defines business IT alignment, discusses the difficulty in aligning business with IT and proposes a solution to the business it alignment issue. What is business it alignment? Does the definition vary by the organizational role - from a CEO or CFO perspective? What is the connection between business IT alignment and enterprise architecture? A good start to get answers to these questions. This presentation makes the connection between information technology service management (ITSM) and business it alignment. This paper presents an approach to create a dynamic technology strategy. The authors studied successful companies, their strategic direction, and that of their technology strategy to create this approach and framework. Implementation of a successful ... This presentation provides an overview of the process to develop an is/it strategy, discusses its components and evaluation techniques. This research paper suggests that there are five critical success factors that drive IT strategy, identifies five best practices, and discusses challenges faced while developing an IT Strategy. 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. 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. This paper provides a quick reference to the Henderson and Venkatraman Strategic alignment Model. This presentation discusses the process to build a world class Information Technology Strategy. This paper provides a step by step process to create a strategic plan for information technology. What is IT strategy? Why is IT Strategy important? Why is it difficult to implement IT Strategy? How to create IT Strategy? This paper provides a step by step guide to create a strategic plan for information technology. It does something even more important: compares and contrasts five key IT Strategy Methodologies. Excellent discussion. MUST Read! This paper describes a step-by-step process to create an it strategy for your organization. This article describes a tool/framework to measure and address business it alignment. This paper presents a framework for strategic technology planning. Of late, there is a lot of emphasis on IT ROI. While this is commendable, extending this argument to convert the IT Organization into a profit center is taking it to another extreme. For example, are HR, finance, and marketing profit centers? Why no... Every strategist faces the "stay the course" or "cut and run" choice at least once in their careers. How do you decide which course is the correct one? More importantly, is this even a correct or complete set of choices? Last week, we lay the foundation for a discussion on IT Value. This week, we look at specific areas where IT creates value. Last week, we focused on revenues. This week, we look at the costs in the IT value equation.
Last week, we discussed the cost dimension of IT Value. This week, we will discuss the time to market dimension.
Last week, we discussed the time to market dimension of IT Value. This week, we will discuss the quality dimension.
Last week, we focused on quality and its impact on IT Value. This week, we will take a look at productivity and its impact on IT Value
Last week, we focused on productivity and its impact on IT Value. This week, we will take a look at customer satisfaction and its impact on IT Value
Last week we discussed customer satisfaction. This week we will look at the risk dimension of IT Value.
The solution - you guessed it - is to apply a differentiated approach to each imperative. How does one create such a nuanced IT Strategy? Is IT Alignment a strategic weapon to gain competitive advantage? Duh! But do you know to what extent information intensity affects competitive advantage? Hmm... This article describes the factors to consider in developing an IT Strategic plan to maximize the returns of technology investments. This presentation provides a good overview of the balanced scorecard (BSC) and its use in developing business strategy.
The disconnect between business and IT is often lamented. A lot is spoken and written about this chasm. Ostensibly, a lot is done to bridge it. Yet, most would agree the chasm still exists. The authors argue that unlocking business value from IT investments is a journey that must both be planned and managed. Further, organizations must adopt a two-stage approach to large-scale IT programs that distinguishes between "problem-based" and ... Does IT ROI matter? Great many intelligent people are spending sleepless nights and countless dollars calculating IT ROI. The author argues that they are wasting their time and shareholder dollars!
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