Topic: how to create a strategic plan for IT

A Structured Approach to Create a Strategic Plan for IT

This guide presents a practical, step by step framework, and approach to create a strategic plan for information technology. The key focus is on connecting business and IT strategies – the former sets the priorities, and drives the cost, and available option set available to the CIO to adapt the IT assets/infrastructure, organization, and its processes. CIOs can use this approach to create an IT strategy plan for their organizations

How to Develop an IT Strategy?

This paper presents a step by step process to develop a strategic plan for IT. Quick read to get the basics of IT strategy – business IT alignment – and the IT strategic planning process.

Information Technology Strategic Plan Example (Part 0)

This information technology strategic plan example provides a unique approach to transforming the entire IT organization as it focuses on IT capability and all its component parts to drive IT strategy development and implementation. An excellent approach which demonstrates – with examples and key templates and tools – the use of IT assessment and maturity model to first determine current state, envision future state, and create a strategy and plan to migrate to it. (1,200 Pages) EXCELLENT READ!

Information Technology Strategic Plan Example (Part 1)

This information technology strategic plan example provides a unique approach to transforming the entire IT organization as it focuses on IT capability and all its component parts to drive IT strategy development and implementation. An excellent approach which demonstrates – with examples and key templates and tools – the use of IT assessment and maturity model to first determine current state, envision future state, and create a strategy and plan to migrate to it. (1,200 Pages) EXCELLENT READ!

Information Technology Strategic Plan Example (Part 2)

This information technology strategic plan example provides a unique approach to transforming the entire IT organization as it focuses on IT capability and all its component parts to drive IT strategy development and implementation. An excellent approach which demonstrates – with examples and key templates and tools – the use of IT assessment and maturity model to first determine current state, envision future state, and create a strategy and plan to migrate to it. (1,200 Pages) EXCELLENT READ!

Information Technology Strategic Plan Example (Part 3)

This information technology strategic plan example provides a unique approach to transforming the entire IT organization as it focuses on IT capability and all its component parts to drive IT strategy development and implementation. An excellent approach which demonstrates – with examples and key templates and tools – the use of IT assessment and maturity model to first determine current state, envision future state, and create a strategy and plan to migrate to it. (1,200 Pages) EXCELLENT READ!

Information Technology Strategic Plan Example (Part 4)

This information technology strategic plan example provides a unique approach to transforming the entire IT organization as it focuses on IT capability and all its component parts to drive IT strategy development and implementation. An excellent approach which demonstrates – with examples and key templates and tools – the use of IT assessment and maturity model to first determine current state, envision future state, and create a strategy and plan to migrate to it. (1,200 Pages) EXCELLENT READ!

IT Strategic Plan Case Study

This information technology strategic plan provides an indepth example of the entire process of creating an IT strategy, and the deliverables and artifacts created at each step. Examples are also provided on deliverables to communicate this IT strategy to key stakeholders in the organization. This IT strategic plan example can be used as a template to create a strategy and roadmap for your organization. (150 pages) EXCELLENT READ!

IT Strategic Planning Framework

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This paper describes an approach to create a strategic plan for information technology (IT). This IT strategic planning framework can be used to develop an IT strategy for your organization.

Creating A Capability Driven IT Strategy

This paper introduces an internal capability driven information technology strategy framework. It explains the IT strategy development process step by step and makes a case for the benefits in using this methodology over others. Excellent Read!

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Sample IT Strategy Plan

A good IT Strategy Plan that you can use as a template to create your own.

IT Strategy Presentation

This in-depth – 78 pages – presentation goes into just about everything you would have wanted to know about IT Strategy aka business IT alignment (ICT Strategy, IS strategy, IS strategic alignment, IT Alignment, strategic information systems planning (SISP)…)

IT Strategy Example

This is an in-depth information technology strategic planning example that details the process and framework that CIOs can adapt to give direction to their own IT Organizations. Excellent Read!! (200 pages)

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.

7 Steps to Business and IT Alignment

No business will ever reach the goal of “business and IT alignment”. Should this discourage you from pursuing business and IT alignment? NO! It is a worthy goal to pursue. Indeed, it is a critical one to pursue. You might never reach alignment but you can take steps to get ever closer. This requires a process. Often, we ignore the fact that business and IT alignment is a process. This process does not have a starting point nor does it have an end. It is a series of “learn and do” cycles that incrementally get towards alignment. Let me explain.

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