This IT investment management framework tightly integrates business requirements with IT investments – from concept to outcome measurement. This ensures better business IT alignment to deliver higher return on IT investments – business strategy drive IT project and investment selection and funding. The rest of the process – selecting, funding, building, deploying, and governing IT investments then follows a business driven path to value creation.
This information technology investment framework provides the key criteria to consider when making decisions about IT investments. An IT investment framework is used to ensure maximum returns on every dollar spent on IT – to get the biggest bang for the IT buck. It is used to select, and prioritize IT initiatives. On an ongoing basis, this framework will help the governance committee assess progress and make decisions about continuing forward or divesting from investments.
This paper introduces project portfolio management (PPM), explains the importance of PPM, discusses common tools, templates, and techniques, demonstrates the contribution of PPM to organizational success and the use of PPM in the creation of business value. Excellent place to start your PPM journey.
This paper describes a framework and steps to assess the return on investment created by project portfolio management tools, templates, and techniques. You can use this to create a business case to evaluate and select project portfolio management tool or software platform for your organization or assess the effectiveness of an existing PPM implementation.
This case study describes the implementation, and benefits – return on investment (ROI) and intangibles – derived by an organization that implemented a Project Portfolio Management Platform. The discussion pertains to a specific firm but can be used to understand the benefits your organization can derive by using PPM tools and platforms. You can also use this to create a business case for your PPM tool/platform purchase.
An excellent introduction to COBIT 5
Framework in context – what is IT Governance? What is COBIT 5
Framework and its key concepts? How does COBIT 5 implement IT
Governance? How does COBIT 5 relate to and complement ITIL?
How do companies make real life decisions concerning strategic IT investments? How do they evaluate, prioritize, and select IT investments? How can we improve IT investment decision making? This case study explores these topics and more in depth to give you a framework, and roadmap for better strategic IT investment decision making. (500 Pages)
This paper explores the use of information technology capability for better strategic business decisions – the author makes the case that IT has enabled better strategic decision making.
This guide introduces an information technology investment and decision making framework to align ICT investments with business objectives. This framework also helps in building a culture of discipline and structured analysis for information systems and technology.
This document provides guidance on integrating IT security and IT Investment Management processes. Applying funding towards high-priority security investments supports the objective of maintaining appropriate security controls, both at the enterprise-wide and system level, commensurate with levels of risk and data sensitivity. This paper introduces common criteria against which managers can prioritize security activities to ensure that corrective actions are incorporated into the capital planning process to deliver maximum security in a cost-effective manner. (70 Pages)