This paper discusses the benefits from implementing information technology service pricing.
Topic: manage IT as a business
This paper discusses different factors and models used to price products and services – the general discussion can be used to create a pricing model for IT products and services.
This presentation describes some leading practices for financial management at information technology organizations – the model is IT as an internal business or internal service organization.<br /><br />Good discussion.
This whitepaper discusses the changes to IT capability – from strategy to organization and people – required to harness cloud computing. The authors argue that the competitive advantage in information technology infrastructure is diminishing with the cloud so the need is now to focus on the business advantages from using IT.
This presentation discusses three frameworks for business portfolio analysis namely, BCG (Boston Consulting Group) Matrix, PIMS (Profit Impact of Market Strategy), and GE(General Electric)/McKinsey Multi-Factor Matrix.
This guide presents a framework to evaluate, select and fund information technology investments to maximize measurable performance and demonstrate business results.
This whitepaper discusses using service resource planning to leverage IT resources for maximum business value — "both for your IT business and the wider business that IT serves."
This presentation provides an overview of running IT like a business. What does it mean? Why should one consider running IT like a business? How to implement IT as a business? CIOs who are trying to migrate their organizations into internal service organizations can gain a lot of information from this presentation. Great Read!
Technology enables business strategy. Does technology drive business strategy? This paper discusses the latter in great depth
This presentation discusses the valuation of intangible assets – a great tool to assess the value of information technology and related assets
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?