This presentation introduces a framework to assess the impact of information technology – electronic communication – on economic market structure and to prove that market economies are more conducive in an electronic communication environment.
This article applies Michael Treacy and Fred Wiersema’s value discipline concept to analyze and align IT initiatives with business goals to maximize IT value.
This case study discusses the merits of the EFQM excellence model, its implementation, and lessons learnt at a major insurance group in Europe.
This research study determined that organizations that clearly define sources of value provide superior value to customers – consequently, creating more business value. To prove its point, the researchers developed metrics to quantify value discipline choice and clarity and explored the relationship between market orientation and value discipline clarity. Can these lessons be applied to an IT Organization?
This paper introduces Gartner’s business value model is a framework to measure business performance – designed to help business IT alignment, project portfolio prioritization, and communicating the value of IT to the business. The Business Value Model supports the Balanced Scorecard, Six Sigma, Economic Value Added, agility and other methodologies.
This paper presents a simplified methodology to realize business benefits from IT investments – create a format enterprise architecture coupled with lifecycle cost optimization to ensure IT projects meet minimum hurdle rate. The author makes the case that this approach also has broad acceptance in the business community.
This seminal article on value disciplines is a MUST read. It discusses the basis of competitive domination: differentiated value! Those who define it, deliver it and take it out of their competitors’ reach win. Hands down.
This paper introduces and discusses the DeLone and McLean model for information systems success.
This paper illustrates an organizational process for managing IT investments and measuring the business value of those investments by drawing on the experiences of Holy Cross Health System.
This working paper presents the "Cranfield Enterprise Model:" A framework for business information modeling.