What the Board Needs to Ask About IT


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Among U.S. board members, 16% have experience in IT. While IT is 5% or less in most budgets, it is still a large budget item for most corporations. This report addresses what board members need to know about their investments in IT.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Question 1: What Is Being Done to Ensure We Maintain Our Competitive Advantage?
    • Question 2: What Is Being Done to Ensure We Improve Our Productivity?
    • Question 3: What Investments Should We Be Considering for the Future?
    • Question 4: As We Look to the Future, Where Are We at Risk?
    • Question 5: Where Are We on the Basics?
    • Question 6: What Should the Board Look for in Its CIO?
  • Recommended Reading
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