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Key IT Roles for Driving Business Value | IT Organization Circa 2017

Many IT groups have struggled with how to show they deliver business value. This is an interesting article that takes a slightly different look at this subject and focuses on the key roles that IT needs to play to accomplish this. 128 more words

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A Strategy for Making Better IT Investment Decisions - Deloitte CIO - WSJ

I have long advocated the benefits of this type of multi dimensional portfolio management approach to reviewing IT investment decisions.

It takes away the differing values embraced by various functional groups and encourages the connection between projects and strategic goals. 141 more words

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How Do You Optimize IT Capabilities for Business Value?

In their groundbreaking book, The Discipline of Market Leaders, published in 1997, co-authors Michael Treacy and Fred Wiersema argued that companies that have taken leadership positions in their industries have typically done so by focusing their strategy on one of three value disciplines, and optimizing their business operating models accordingly. 785 more words

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Tips for IT Business Relationship Managers

This was taken from an Information Week article published about 18 months ago, but is a timely reminder of the keys to success when managing relationships with your business counterparts. 278 more words

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