By Tony Murphy
Total this booklet introduces a framework of IT funding with actual definitions, sound useful advices, robust specialize in price size of IT. i feel it's a strong reference for IT Strategic Consultant.The framework is so referred to as 3P: 5 Pillars, method, humans. The 5 Pillars are Strategic alignment, company method influence, structure, Direct Payback, probability. Weighting and scoring procedure is seriously used on the making plans and research level whereas quantitative size of every of the 5 Pillars is intensely emphasised through the writer.
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The key dynamics are flexibility and choice. The trick is to accomplish it without losing the benefits of standardization. In this section, we’ll look at some of the many ways that architecture can impact the achievement of IT value and some architectural best practice principles. ➤ The Impact of E-Business on Architecture Typical e-business objectives include: ➤ Creating a single profile for each and every client to facilitate mass customization, enhanced customer service, and inimitable product/service development.
They often depend on one another, or even impede one another. Go back to the CRM project I referred to earlier. All the supporting technologies and process redesign initiatives could be projects in their own right, with their own full or partial justifications. But these must compete for financial funding, IT resources, and address the limitations in the organization’s capacity to handle change. The sequence of implementation is also a potential problem area in that the CRM initiative might require a certain implementation sequence for each subproject.
If a project fails to deliver, it is important to understand the causes. This should be seen as a learning and corrective process rather than one of blame allocation. If projects continue to go wrong, then clearly blame lies somewhere, and the problem should be found. ➤ IT Is Now a Strategic Resource Finally, IT has, over this evolutionary period, become a key strategic enabler. Not only an enabler, but a driver of strategic initiatives in its own right, especially in telecommunications and financial services.
Achieving Business Value From Technology by Tony Murphy