IT Delivery Gap
This presentation discusses performance assessment to determine and plug the it delivery gap i.e. the promise of strategy not being fulfilled by execution.
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IT Strategy is nothing without its implementation. How can CIOs get some "SOLACE" from their IT Strategy? Read on! This paper presents a framework to bridge the strategy execution gap. Eliminating this gap can make all the difference between great strategies and great results! Good read!
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Why does IT Strategy work sometimes and not others? This article explores some of the reasons that might explain why so many companies struggle to achieve their strategic vision. It concludes that for many the answer lies in the quality of the strategic management processes used.
Posted on 02/14/2011 by