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Information and Technology Strategy for the Enterprise on the Cusp of Digital Business

Published: 24 May 2018

ID: G00354167

Analyst(s): Lee Weldon , Colleen Young , Monika Sinha


Strategy is more important than ever as enterprises face digital business opportunities and threats. In response, CIOs must reboot their strategic planning process to ensure that information and technology are properly positioned at the heart of business strategy.

Table Of Contents


  • 1. Emphasize the Value of the Strategic Planning Process
  • 2. Extend the Strategic Planning Process Across Three Planning Horizons
  • 3. Incorporate Continuous Feedback Institutional Learning and Ongoing Calibration Into the Strategy Process
  • 4. Embed Information and Technology Strategy in Business Strategy
  • 5. Address the Role of the Business Ecosystem Within the Strategy
  • The CIO's Role in Shaping Business Strategy

Research Highlights

  • Embedding Information and Technology in Business Strategy
  • Creating an Information and Technology Strategic Plan
  • Communicating Strategy and Leading the Change

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