A guide to strategic planning for information technology.
A comprehensive information technology strategic plan which illustrates the combination of IT Vision, Strategy, and Planning to achieve superior business outcomes.
A complete guide to aligning business with information technology (business IT alignment)
This presentation discusses the creation of a strategic plan for IT (information technology.). CIOs can learn the essential elements of IT Strategy and how to ensure it delivers value. (25 pages)
This paper provides guidance on creating a strategic plan that can be adapted to craft an IT Strategic Plan. Good guidance for the CIO.
This comprehensive document illustrates the framework, process, and deliverables in creating a strategic plan for information technology. An excellent example that CIOs can use to develop an IT Strategy for their own organization. (250 pages)
What are the strategies to quickly align business with IT? How can a CIO use these strategies in his or her role as a business partner to entice forces in various business and functional units to unite?
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.
This paper provides a step by step guide to create a strategic plan for information technology. It does something even more important: compares and contrasts five key IT Strategy Methodologies. Excellent discussion. MUST Read!
This guide presents a practical, step by step framework, and approach to create a strategic plan for information technology. The key focus is on connecting business and IT strategies – the former sets the priorities, and drives the cost, and available option set available to the CIO to adapt the IT assets/infrastructure, organization, and its processes. CIOs can use this approach to create an IT strategy plan for their organizations