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Freddie Mac Transforms IT to Enable Other Areas of the Business

Published: 29 April 2015

ID: G00272385

Analyst(s): Kurt Potter, Patrick Meehan


Freddie Mac applies practical and advanced financial management practices to IT investments to prepare for an uncertain future and deliver business value. CIOs from other enterprises can leverage these practices and align IT with the business and deliver comparable digital business value.

Table Of Contents
  • Recommendations for CIOs:


  • Preparing for Future Scenarios by Embracing Risk and Uncertainty
  • IT Aligns With Business Needs Based on Risk
  • Implementing Unique Investment Justification and Metrics Approach
  • Maximizing Value From Quantitative and Qualitative Metrics
  • Optimizing the IT Portfolio
  • Employing Agile Methods
  • Ensuring Value That Delivers Results
  • Freddie Mac Defines Risk and Uncertainty From Phase Zero
  • Running IT Like a Venture Capital Company
  • Advising Other CIOs to Take Risks

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