IT Value

e-Book – How to Create Business Value Using IT

This e-book discusses how to create business value through IT investments. It provides a view of the issues surrounding IT value, and provides simple tools to quantify, and communicate business returns from IT investments. (100 pages)

Part 1: Does IT Create Competitive Advantage?

This paper dives, headlong, into the debate of "does IT matter?" and tackles key assumptions, conclusions, myths, and conventional wisdom on the value of IT to enterprise value. Good Read!

A Framework for IT Value for Not For Profit Organizations

This presentation introduces a framework for IT value that has been adapted for use by not-for-profit or public service organizations (government entities for example). The key challenge for such organizations is the quantification of value delivered through information technology strategic planning and implementation in the absence of profit or dollar denominated metrics. This framework proposes metrics that are designed for not-for-profit use. Excellent Read!

eBook: A Framework to Create Business Value from IT

This eBook presents a framework to identify, create, and govern business value from information technology – this could be THE IT value guide for a CIO. The key benefit of using this IT value framework is that it integrates IT strategy, IT governance, Enterprise Architecture and IT Metrics in a seamless, holistic framework. Excellent Read!  (200 pages)

IT Governance Frameworks

This presentation provides an overview of the key information technology governance (IT Governance) frameworks namely, COBIT, ITIL, and CMMI. With the description of each there is a discussion on its application and the results achieved. This discussion emphasizes the use of IT Governance to create sustainable IT value. Excellent Read!

ICT Investment Assessment Template

This template provides an easy to use yet in-depth and meaningful checklist of questions to assess an investment proposal – it can be used to guide the development of your own business case as well.

Investment Lifecycle Management Framework

This document provides an overview of a comprehensive investment lifecycle management framework to identify, select, fund, build, deploy and monitor investments – from investment proposals, to business cases to implemented solutions and key decisions in between.

ICT Investment Management Guide

This comprehensive guide provides policy, principles, process, framework, and examples for a complete and thorough management – identify, select, evaluate, fund, deploy, monitor – of major investments. You can adapt this guide to create your own Information Technology investment management process and framework.

Does IT Matter?

This presentation presents six rebuttals to the "IT Doesn’t Matter" article.

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