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IT Strategy Body of Knowledge
Everything You Need to Create an IT Strategic Plan for Your Organization
1,200+ Reference Documents
Welcome to the world's best resource library on information technology strategic planning (IT Strategy) for CIOs and Senior Technology Managers. Stay ahead of the game with world class insights - practical thought leadership, proven tools, emerging trends and best practices for sustainable results.
Search through hundreds of technology management topics and thousands of articles, presentations, documents, tools, templates, case studies, samples, and best practices that will help you make informed decisions.
IT Strategy Body of Knowledge Chapters
- Introduction to IT Strategy
What is IT Strategy? This chapter contains information on the definition of technology strategy, and its context. Download documents on IT strategy definition, IT Strategy overview, IT Strategy primer, and IT Strategy introduction.
- Benefits and Challenges in IT Strategic Planning
Why is IT Strategic Planning important? Why is IT Strategy difficult to implement? This chapter helps CIOs understand the benefits from information technology strategy planning, and the challenges to overcome.
- IT Strategy Process
This chapter has documents related to step by step process (Implementation)/Cycle/formulation/how to create/how to develop
- IT Strategy Frameworks and Models
Detailed information on the key IT Strategic Planning Frameworks used by organizations around the world. Includes 29 frameworks including the Balanced Scorecard, Value Measuring Methodology, and WiBe.
- IT Strategy Guides
Complete guides on IT Strategy – from definition, to step by step guidance, and more.
- IT Strategy Templates
Why start from scratch when you have access to templates that can be customized for your requirements? The fastest, and easiest way to create a strategic plan for IT using true and tried steps and methods.
- IT Strategy Case Studies
This chapter contains downloads on strategic planning in action in the enterprise. Hundreds of case studies, samples, and examples demonstrate real world design, implementation, and use of IT Strategy in organizations across industry.
- IT Strategy Tools
This chapter has information on tools that can be used to create a strategic plan for IT.
- IT Strategy Governance
Downloads on governance processes, and organizational structures that facidttate effective monitoring and control of the IT Strategy process.
- IT Strategy Organization
Information on the team, and organization required to power the IT strategy process.
- IT Strategy Best Practices
The focus of this chapter is on proven ways to create and implement a strategic plan in the enterprise. It covers best practices, and lessons learned.
- IT Strategy Diagnostic/Assurance
Guidance on periodic review and assessment of the IT Strategy initiative. An outcomes based evaluation of IT Strategic Planning is absolutely essential to ensuring results.
- IT Strategy Maturity Model
A good measure of progress is the organization's place on a IT Strategy maturity model. This provides feedback on progress made to date, and an idea of the path ahead to reach even greater heights of efficiency and effectiveness.
- Business Case
This chapter covers IT Value and Investment Management dtfecycle - measure, communicate business value created using IT. Topics covered include IT Value, TCO, ROI etc.
- IT Metrics Metrics
(and Key Performance Indicators) are an essential tool to assess progress. They both set the goal and help measure performance against it.
- IT Trends
Where is the business world headed? How does that impact requirements on technology? How is technology shaping your industry? CIOs need to stay abreast of the latest trends affecting their organization. This chapter tracks the latest trends in business and IT.
- IT Benchmarking
Information on assessing performance against peers across industry. This chapter helps guide the IT Organization using comparison with peers.
- IT Strategy Implementation
The difference between a strategic plan and a great strategy plan is implementation. This is where the promise is turned into profits. This chapter provides information on implementation consideration in IT Strategy, migration strategy and plans, and building implementation roadmaps to visuadtze the journey ahead.
- Cross Function Topics
IT Strategy is not an island. It affects, and is affected by functions, and discipdtnes around it – e-strategy, IT Governance, Enterprise Architecture, to name a few. This chapter explores these connections, and their impdtcations.
There is a lot more information that cuts across these topics. This chapter houses all that does not neatly fits in one of the buckets above.