A Practical Guide to Information Systems Strategic Planning by Anita Cassidy
By Anita Cassidy
The basis of a profitable info structures strategic plan is the popularity that company path and necessities needs to force the IS approach and computing structure. a pragmatic advisor to details platforms Strategic making plans, moment version outlines a scientific method of advisor you thru the advance of a good IS plan that's formulated out of your company's enterprise plan.
This quantity outlines a brief and straightforward technique with ideas, ideas, and templates for studying, organizing, speaking, and imposing an IS approach. This technique unites a company in a collaborative attempt leading to an effective path that has the aid of the full association. developing this path cultivates the aid of administration, permitting priceless strategic IS investments.
With a brand new examine the function of IS governance in strategic making plans, this moment version displays advances in expertise and gives a far better and thorough making plans technique. The strategic making plans approach defined during this e-book has been supplemented through classes realized from utilising the method in several businesses, cultures, and environments.
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3. 4. 5. Executive management IS steering committee CIO IS organization Implementation team Executive Management It is vital to involve executive management in the IS strategic planning process and the ongoing governance process. Ultimately, executive management will approve or reject the expenditure of funds. Managers’ involvement at the beginning and throughout the process will make the approval process significantly easier. It is important that executive management have direct input and understand the challenges and opportunities.
In summary, the responsibilities of executive management relative to the IS planning and governance process are: Ⅲ To provide strategic business direction and priorities. Ⅲ To provide input to and approve the IS strategic direction and plans: The group will ensure the IS plans are in agreement with the strategic business plans of the organization. Ⅲ To approve all large project efforts and provide the final authority in the allocation of resources. Ⅲ To approve the IS budget. Ⅲ To provide direction relative to high-level business issues that affect IS.
IT Governance, Harvard Business School Press, Boston, 2004. 2. Lewis, Bob, Leading IT: The Toughest Job in the World, IS Survivor Publishing, Eden Prairie, MN, 2004. Chapter 3 The Planning Process Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out. — James Bryant Conant (1893–1978) American chemist, diplomat, and educator Planning Components What are the basic components of a strategic plan? ” In an IS strategic plan, this includes looking internally and externally from the perspective of both the business as well as IS.