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Leadership Development Module 3, Chapter 2: Investment Strategy

Published: 26 February 2016

ID: G00300753

Analyst(s): Colleen Young , Barbara Gomolski


This chapter explores how IT leaders can develop an IT investment strategy.

Table Of Contents


  • Aligning IT Investment Strategy With Business Strategy
  • Setting IT Investment Levels
    • Infrastructure vs. Applications
    • Portfolio Approach
  • Allocating IT Funding Between Business Units
  • Managing Risk
  • Balancing Investment Horizons
  • Conclusion

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