Published: 01 March 2009
Analyst(s): Dave Aron
Great IT strategies focus on helping the business win. This breaks down into IT guiding, and delivering on, the business strategy. There are four key documents that form the core of IT strategy. The key is to be clear, brief and focused on business success.
IT Strategy Defines the Potential Business Value of IT
Clarify Demand: How Will IT Help Us Win?
Structure Control: Which Mechanisms Will Drive Strategic Behavior?
Define Supply: How Will We Develop and Use Our Assets to Create Business Success?
Complete and Assess Your IT Strategy
Use Advanced Behaviors to Activate and Supercharge Your Strategy
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