CIO’s Guide to Strategic Information Technology

This series of presentations discuss the drivers of competitive advantage, and components of IT capability that can be (must be?) deployed in support.

  • What is competitive advantage?
  • What creates competitive advantage for the business?
  • How can IT be deployed to support the enterprise's strategic mission?
  • What are some examples of IT being deployed as a strategic weapon?
  • Has the advent of the internet changed this strategic equation? How?
  • What are the key components of IT capability - hardware, software, network, databases etc.?
  • What are the key types of information systems - strategic, operational, decision support, electronic data interchange, etc.?
  • How to build IT components in support of a business solution?
  • What are the security challenges faced by a CIO?
  • What are the cultural, ethical, organizational challenges faced by a CIO?
  • How to deploy effective IT Management techniques in support of business value?

An excellent resource for the CIO to use strategic IT to create business value

Documents are in common file formats such as Microsoft Word (doc), Powerpoint (ppt), Excel (xls,csv,xlsx), and Adobe pdf.


7 Steps to Business and IT Alignment No business will ever reach the goal of “business and IT alignment”. Let me explain. The goal of perfect alignment is unachievable because of the d...
8 Step IT Strategic Planning & Governance Pro... This presentation will provide you with an understanding of the IT Strategic Planning & Governance creation processes, disciplines and tools so yo...
A Balanced Scorecard for CRM Effectiveness ABSTRACT   Customer relationship management (CRM) has become one of the leading business strategies in the new millennium. CRM is a broad term ...
A Balanced Scorecard for Information Security  This presentation describes a balanced scorecard based approach to information security or information risk management. The presentation discus...
A Capability Based Model for Business IT Alignment This presentation deals with business IT alignment from a capabilities perspective - actually actively promotes the use of capabilities based model an...
A Framework for Business IT Alignment This paper provides invaluable insight into the key concepts of aligning business strategy with IT strategy. It discusses the following: What is bu...
A Framework for Developing an IT Strategic Plan The framework: Is non-prescriptive except for the recommended initiatives Acts as a guide for senior IT executives as to the scope and depth of analy...
A Framework for Developing IT Strategy A very good discussion on developing IT Strategy including detailed steps and explanations. Must Read!
A Framework for IT Investment Management This document presents and excellent framework for IT investment management. It provides and complete coverage if the IT investment management process...
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