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Demystifying Project Portfolio Management (PPM)

Project Portfolio Management is a critical concept and tool for IT Managers. Have you cut through the hype so you can use this tool?


eStrategy: Thinking About eBusiness Models (Part IV)

This series discusses four eBusiness models. This article discusses the Knowledge based eBusiness model.


Talk to Me: The Disconnect Between Business and IT

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.


It’s the Business Model, Stupid!

When talking about business and IT alignment, our focus always goes to business strategy and its alignment with IT strategy. This thought process recognizes a fundamental truth. Unfortunately, it only gets part of the picture.


7 Signs of Trouble in Paradise

Ever wonder what happens when business and IT are not aligned? Well, like most other things in life, there are symptoms of misalignment. Monitoring them and analyzing them can help you avert disaster.


Part II: Start smart. Your first step could make your journey!

Last week we looked at the importance of the IT Strategy "kick off" communication and the 5 questions it must address. This week, we will discuss each of the 5 questions and how to answer them for success!


Start smart. Your first step could make your journey!

More often than not, "first impressions" make all the difference. Your opportunity to make this critical "first impression" on an IT Strategy project is with the "kick off" communication. Are you hitting it spot on? Or, are you busily creating a dis...


Happy Together?

What three things must coexist to ensure IT Value? Read on to find the answer!


IT Strategy Template

Use this template to create an IT strategic plan for your organization - aligning business with IT strategy. IT Strategy Template can be downloaded for free by CIO Index members.


Putting IT Strategy in Context

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.



 
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