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Strategic Technology Maps Foster Necessary Conversations and Analysis in Government

Published: 02 April 2013

ID: G00231083

Analyst(s): Steve Bittinger, Jerry Mechling, Rick Howard


Government CIOs can strengthen planning by using strategic technology maps. These graphic representations of actions, relationships and impacts can act as catalysts for launching strategic conversations and analysis involving diverse stakeholders.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Stimulate Vital Conversations Among the Diverse Groups That Are Needed to Sense and Respond to Strategic Developments
  • Create a Visual Storyline to Illustrate How Technologies or Practices Relate to Each Other and Impact Organizational Strategies
  • Engage the Leaders and Groups Whose Support Is Needed to Effectively Execute New Strategies, and Build Consensus Among Them
  • Bottom Line: Use Strategic Technology Maps to Foster Effective Engagement Through Strategic Conversations

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