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e-Book: Guide to Business and IT Alignment

 

The key to successful business IT alignment is understanding the role of IT in business – how does IT help create value for the enterprise. The rest follows. There is plenty of good advice available on business IT alignment. Sometimes, we come across some that makes all the key connections to complete the picture. This week, we are referring you to one such discussion. It goes from the role of IT to using it as a strategic weapon and key things in between. Valuable information for the CIO to grasp.

e-Book: Guide to Business and IT Alignment

IT Roadmap

How to Create an IT Roadmap?

Lying at the intersection of IT Strategy, Enterprise Architecture, and Project Portfolio Management, a roadmap is an invaluable tool in transforming innovation into value. Usually, a visual depiction of this journey to business value.

Arguably, a strategic plan is incomplete without a well thought out roadmap (and a dashboard?). Isn’t a roadmap really a visual depiction of a strategic plan? No matter which side of this debate your opinion falls, it is good to understand how to create meaningful roadmaps.

Toward that end, this week, we are referring you to some sound advice on crafting effective roadmaps.

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Introduction to Roadmapping

An excellent introduction to roadmapping - key concepts, benefits, best practices, and steps to create one. MUST Read!

Sample IT Roadmap

A very good sample information technology roadmap (IT Roadmap) that can be used as a template to create one for your organization

A Guide to Technology Roadmaps

This document provides step by step guidance to develop a technology roadmap. It explains key concepts, details the benefits, the process for developing a roadmap, and method to assess outcomes. An excelent template that can be used by a CIO to create a technology roadmap practice in their organization.