This case study explores the accuracy of ITIL maturity self-assessment. This is critical to the success of an ITIL implementation. MUST Read. (100 pages)
Topic: information technology governance
This information technology governance plan example details how an organization responded to the mushrooming IT groups with overlapping roles and responsibilities. This IT Governance plan example can be used as a template to create your governance strategy and plan.
This whitepaper defines project and portfolio management (PPM), governance, and describes a model for portfolio management governance.
This presentation discusses key concepts of information technology governance and makes the connection between IT Governance, corporate governance and business it alignment.
This presentation defines IT Governance, describes the 5 domains of IT governance and suggests ways to design effective IT Governance in an organization.
This report provides an overview of IT governance, including principles and guidelines, discusses governance structures and committees, and highlights IT governance trends at institutes of higher education.
This white paper examines a means to achieving a workable point of equilibrium between the demands of the enterprise and the services an IT organization can supply.
This report provides an assessment of the information technology (IT) investment management capabilities in an organization using an IT investment management framework.
This paper provides a definition of information technology governance based upon research into various IT Governance definitions provided by different "gurus" and "sources."
This presentation reviews the state of IT Governance at state agencies with very good discussion on 1) what is good IT governance 2) what are some IT Governance models 3) what are governance challenges?
A framework for business IT alignment.
A good IT Strategy Plan that you can use as a template to create your own.
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)…)
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)
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.
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.
There are many definitions of IT Strategy. Which one is true?