Case Study – Business Strategy Alignment with IT Strategy

This case study proposes a framework for business IT alignment and test alignment maturity over time. An excellent resource for CIOs to understand how to align business strategy with IT strategy and assess progress of resulting value delivery. (150 pages)

IT Strategic Planning Process Example

This example illustrates the process to develop a business focused strategic plan for the IT organization. Good reading to understand the steps and rationale behind them when developing an IT Strategy.

IT Strategic Plan Example – Going Digital

This is a comprehensive example of strategic planning for IT that factors in the demands of a digital economy – CIOs are being forced to recognize the power of the internet and ICT strategies are one of the places where they can begin to factor in e-Business strategy. 

Managing Strategy Under Risk

There is a basic rule in management: every opportunity comes with a risk. The question for an effective C-Level Leader is: how do I manage risk to fully capitalize on this opportunity? This case study explains how one company overcame this hurdle. Good learning for the CIO who lives in the real world.

Creating a Strategic Blueprint for IT

This comprehensive technology strategy plan provides an example of building a technology blueprint which acts as a guide to achieving organizational goals – identifying them and tracking progress against them. CIOs can use this example to learn about IT strategic planning and blueprinting. (150 pages)

Improving IT Performance Example

This comprehensive study explores ways to get the biggest bang from the IT buck. An excellent example of assessing IT capability through internal evaluation and external benchmarking to arrive at a cost optimized maximum business value generating IT Organization. (150 pages)

IT Assessment to Drive an IT Cost Optimization Strategy

This comprehensive example demonstrates the process of conducting an IT Assessment and using it to drive a strategic plan for information technology (IT) that optimizes costs while driving the organization's business strategy. (150 pages)

IT Strategy to Support Enterprise Expansion

This detailed technology strategic plan explains how technology will be deployed in support of business expansion. A good example of aligning technology with business using IT Strategy.