10 Steps to Business and IT Alignment?
Follow these 10 steps to align business and IT.
Follow these 10 steps to align business and IT.
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This paper describes seven steps to creating a strategic plan for information technology. This presentation will provide you with an understanding of the IT Strategic Planning & Governance creation processes, disciplines and tools This paper describes a five-step IT Strategy process for unlocking IT’s full potential to deliver business value.
This paper presents a framework for business IT Alignment. Using this framework, CIOs can understand the root causes of misalignment and take action to fill these gaps resulting in higher IT ROI. Good Read!
Align business and IT strategy using Tracy and Wiersema’s Value Discipline model and "technology themes"
Business-IT alignment From a Value-Based Perspective covers the basics of it alignment, value modeling as a tool and provides an overview of VITAL - Value-based IT Alignment.
This article was originally published in 1999. However, it is on the money even today. Authors Jerry Luftman and Tom Brier walk through the issue of business and IT Alignment with specific examples and advice on how to achieve this goal. A must read... This presentation describes and defines business it alignment and outlines steps to achieve business alignment. This case study details business and IT alignment using the Balanced Scorecard (BSC) at a financial services firm.
Why is aligning business strategy and it strategy so difficult? This paper explores business and it alignment to identify the level of business alignment with it and the reasons for the continuing challenge of aligning business with it. This presentation discusses the challenges of business it alignment - what is business it alignment? what are business process priorities? what are managed IT services? This case study discusses aligning information technology (IT/ICT) strategy with business strategy using the Balanced Scorecard, at a multinational pharmaceutical company.
This presentation discusses business it alignment - what is it? why is it important? how to achieve it? Enterprise Architecture in its business/organizational context, focusing on business and IT strategy. 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. This paper presents the Oracle view on business and IT alignment. Oracle framework of business and IT alignment proposes three elements namely, management excellence, operational excellence and technology excellence. 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 paper researches the critical success factors affecting business IT alignment and the resulting value delivered by IT investments. Prof. Luftman has proposed a maturity model for Business IT Alignment. Does that model cover the entire value chain? The author proposes a model that plugs this hole This paper explores the role of internal business IT alignment and IT governance on service quality in IT outsourcing arrangements 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 presentation makes the connection between information technology service management (ITSM) and business it alignment. 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 paper provides a quick reference to the Henderson and Venkatraman Strategic alignment Model. This excellent presentation by a CIO provides a roadmap for IT success - clear undestanding of business needs, identify IT capability to meet those needs, seek appropriate level of funding for IT, and use IT to deliver business results consistently. 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 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. A simple framework to understand the relationship between business strategy, organizational strategy and IT strategy. This quick guide defines IT Strategy, discusses its benefits and then describes a process to develop an IT Strategy. This presentation will help you understand what IT strategy is, what it means to align business and IT, and the steps required to create business IT alignment. A good read for the CIO who is trying to get on introduction to IT strategy. Value-based IT Alignment (VITAL) overview and discussion on basic underlying principles and components of this it value based framework. One of the toughest questions to answer is: is my business is alignment with IT? Prof. Luftman tries to answer this question in this paper originally published in 2000. IT Business Case Template with step by step guide you can use to assess value of IT projects - costs, benefits, and risks.
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 paper discusses using the Capability Maturity Model to measure business it alignment. This presentation discusses the use of real options to value IT investments. This paper proposes changing the "square" Henderson/Venkatraman Strategic Alignment model to a "triangle" Process Alignment Model by merging the IT strategy and business strategy domains because "IT Doesn't Matter"! This paper discusses six decisions senior executives (read: non-IT executives) should not delegate to IT folks (read: CIO?) to "avoid IT disasters— and, more important, to help them generate real value from their IT investments" This presentation details the Henderson and Venkataraman strategic alignment model This presentation provides an overview of the Henderson/Venkatraman Strategic Alignment Model. This paper discusses an enterprise architecture based framework to identify, measure, improve and maintain strategic business and IT alignment in an enterprise. 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. Technology enables business strategy. Does technology drive business strategy? This paper discusses the latter in great depth Is business and it alignment affected by national culture? Is business and it alignment more mature in one country than in another? 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 paper reviews the key business IT alignment models and frameworks and "suggests that some models of alignment could be strengthened by considering alternatives to this four domain model. Drawing on other work on the dynamics of human-technologi... This research paper examines the impact of six factors on business it alignment (strategic alignment) namely, leadership, values and belief, IT managerial resources, service quality, and IT implementation success. The author's research hints at three things with business it alignment: 1) alignment improves organizational performance 2) formal organizational structure alignment does not help 3) informal organizational alignment does have a positive impact! This paper describes the current understanding on business IT alignment and describes what needs to be done.
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