Topic: is it strategies

A Market Driven Business IT Alignment Framework

This paper introduces a framework to align information technology with business based upon market demands – focus resources on IT initiatives that best meet market demands and stay away from those that do not.

A Methodology for Measuring the Value of E-Services

This report introduces the Value Measuring Methodology (VMM), a flexible framework for a multi-perspective assessment of eservices that is responsive to the e-Government environment, builds upon existing legislative guidance and executive direction, and incorporates proven analytical approaches.

IT Strategic Plan Step-By-Step

This paper defines and describes a five phase it strategy development process – use this step-by-step IT strategic plan process to develop your own IT strategy.

A New Framework for Business IT Alignment

This paper presents a new framework for business it alignment to understand a specific alignment goal and implement alignment processes efficiently and effectively. It discusses the results of a study using this framework and its key conclusion: business it alignment and business process re-engineering are related to the company’s organizational footprint and strategic context.

IT Strategy Playbook

This IT strategy plan is positioned as a "playbook" thereby placing an emphasis on "action." The strategic plan itself focuses on creating one organization – a consolidated enterprise computing model that drives efficiency through consolidated operations, and a single culture and brand focused on accountability, transparency and performance.

Developing a Capabilities Driven IT Strategy Roadmap

Silos drive an unfocused, inefficient, and ineffective IT investments. The authors make the case for an integrated, strategy driven – capability driven – information technology strategy that aligns business needs – the demand side – with IT capability – supply side – that provide true competitive advantage and reduce or even eliminate duplication and waste. The article then discusses the four steps to this capability driven IT strategy roadmap.

IT Delivery Gap

 This presentation discusses performance assessment to determine and plug the it delivery gap i.e. the promise of strategy not being fulfilled by execution.

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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.

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