IT Strategy on CIO Index
CIO Index provides a comprehensive source of knowledge and information on all aspects of IT Strategy - information, networking, experts, training and events. Use these resources to enhance your understanding of IT strategy and contribute to further the practice of information technology strategy.
Strategy (Information and Communications Technology Strategy or IT
Strategy) is a plan of action to create an information technology
capability for maximum and sustainable value for an organization.
Technology strategy leads to business IT alignment, however, an
effective IT Strategy begins with focusing on aligning business and
IT Capability rather than designing IT to address business
requirements. Strategic planning ensures that maximum IT dollars are
spent on creating business value for the organization. Technology
strategic planning is an iterative process and not a one-time
a strategic plan for technology requires a deep understanding of the
business environment that the organization is operating in –
industry, sector, and the specific competitive environments and
prevalent technology trends all shape IT strategy. A CIO or their IT
Strategist must be well versed in “business technology” i.e. the
impact of technology on business to create competitive advantage or
business value through cost efficiencies.
today understand the imperative for organizations to design and
develop a flexible strategic technology plan (IT Strategic plan) that
ensures sustainable value through critical success factors such as
business and IT alignment, competitive advantage and above all
innovation. The new generation of strategy-oriented CIOs enable their
IT leaders and their team to creatively collaborate with their
business counterparts successfully execute the strategic vision of
Technology Strategy Knowledgebase
Information Technology Strategy (IT Strategy) chapter in the CIO Desk Reference is a comprehensive knowledge-base on the topic. We have aggregated, categorized, and tagged information in the public domain to assist in its search and discovery to further the profession.
is Information Technology Strategy (IT Strategy)?, The definition of
- IT Strategy Frameworks (IT Value Mapping, Gartner etc.)
and their selection and comparison, articles on IT Strategy,
Strategy tools and templates, IT Strategy samples and examples, IT
Strategy Case Studies
- IT Strategy Best practices, tips, and lessons learned,
Members are free to search and download IT Strategy documents (MS word and Adobe pdf), IT strategy presentations (powerpoint, ppt, pdf format), IT strategy templates (excel spreadsheets, adobe pdf files),
Technology Strategy Events
Learn from IT strategy experts by attending one of our webcasts. Please view the listing of upcoming events on technology strategy and other information technology Management topics on the CIO Events page.
Technology Strategy Training
CIO Index provides cutting edge IT Strategy Training and certification in collaboration with the American Institute of Management and Information Technology (A.I.M.IT). Please view the complete IT Strategy course listings and IT Strategy curriculum on the CIO Training Page.
Technology Strategy Experts
Planning on collaborating with IT Strategy experts? Looking for IT strategic planning consultants? CIO Index has compiled a list of strategists who specialize in business technology alignment. Feel free to contact them directly.Members may also view the profiles of or directly contact the IT Strategy experts listed using in-messaging.