Project Portfolio Management is a critical concept and tool for IT Managers. Have you cut through the hype so you can use this tool?
This series discusses four eBusiness models. This article discusses the Knowledge based eBusiness model.
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More often than not, “first impressions” make all the difference. Your opportunity to make this critical “first impression” on an IT Strategy project is with the “kick off” communication. Are you hitting it spot on? Or, are you busily creating a disaster for yourself and your organization?
Last week we looked at the importance of the IT Strategy “kick off” communication and the 5 questions it must address. This week, we will discuss each of the 5 questions and how to answer them for success!
Ever wonder what happens when business and IT are not aligned? Well, like most other things in life, there are symptoms of misalignment. Monitoring them and analyzing them can help you avert disaster.
The disconnect between business and IT is often lamented. A lot is spoken and written about this chasm. Ostensibly, a lot is done to bridge it. Yet, most would agree the chasm still exists.
This it strategy template lists the key components/sections of a strategic plan for information technology, and provides describes the content and requirements for each – so an organization can use this template to create their own IT Strategy. Also included is a tool to assess the effectiveness of an IT strategy. Excellent Read!
What is the purpose of a vision statement for IT? This article examines how a vision can accelerate the business value generated by an IT Organization.
Of late, there is a lot of emphasis on IT ROI. While this is commendable, extending this argument to convert the IT Organization into a profit center is taking it to another extreme. For example, are HR, finance, and marketing profit centers? Why not?