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Real IT Strategies: Step 9, Managing Transformation

Published: 02 December 2004

ID: G00125207

Analyst(s): Robert Mack


Transforming the strategies from Steps 1 through 8 closes the loop, bringing them to life. Managing the transformation of strategies is key to migrating from ones everyone ignores to ones that drive to achieve overall business strategic objectives.

Table Of Contents
  • Management Summary
  • Introduction
  • Step 9: Managing Strategy Execution and Evolution
  • Project Definition/Selection: Models for Transforming Strategies Into Projects
    • Decision Theory
    • Behavior Modification
    • Developing Project Ideas
    • The Six-Stage Transformation Process
    • Basic Information Capture
    • Triage Review
    • Complete Project Documentation
    • Project Selection
  • Tactical Management
    • Project Management
    • Culture Change Management
    • Virtual Teams
    • Enterprise Architecture
    • Measurements for Tracking Uncertainty or Assumptions
  • Execution: Project Dashboard
  • Budget: Chargeback and Results
    • Project Expenses
    • Operating Expenses
    • Budget Impact Fix: Now or Next Year?
  • Manage Strategies: Performance Measurement
    • Enterprise Performance
    • IT Strategy Performance
  • Adjusting Strategies
    • Application Change
    • IT Operations
    • People/Sourcing
  • Organizing for Strategy Transformation
    • Execution: Project Design/Selection
    • Execution: Project Dashboard
  • Acronym Key

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