This article has moved to the CIO Wiki. Please see this page for a definition of IT Capability. Also See: What is IT Strategy? What is Business IT Alignment?
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)
This case study, conducted by a consulting firm, illustrates how to conduct an assessment of key aspects of an organization IT capability. The results can then be analyzed to make decisions about fixing things, moving things to the cloud or other steps to make it more effective and efficient. MUST Read. (150 pages)
This set of presentations is a complete guide to using information technology to create value for the business. Excellent resource for the CIO who wants to use IT as a strategic weapon. (600+ pages)
This series of presentations provides an in-depth guide to the number one issue on a CIO's agenda: business IT alignment. It defines the role of information technology in creating competitive advantage for the enterprise. Excellent Read! (~500 slides)
This presentation demonstrates the key role enterprise architecture plays in implementing business strategy. The key concepts discussed are business model, business architecture, IT capability, and IT roadmap. Their interconnection, and interaction converts business strategy into enterprise value. Excellent Discussion.
This presentation proposes a framework and methodology to drive value using IT capabilities. It discusses an IT strategic capabilities maturity model, and a step by step approach to evolving IT capability to maturity levels that deliver superior business value. Good Read!
This report describes the results of an audit of the key drivers of IT capability – IT Strategy, IT Governance, Enterprise Architecture etc. – to analyze their ability to deliver business results and make an assessment of the actual results delivered. (50+ pages)
This excellent presentation discusses a capability driven approach to business IT alignment. This approach – and related artifacts – were used at a mid-sized company.
This paper describes a holistic framework to connect strategy, processes, people, and technology to create business results. This "organizational alignment" provides a mechanism for complementary capabilities that combine to create unprecedented business value.