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CIO & STRATEGY

Build a Business-Aligned IT Strategy

Create an IT strategy based on business needs, not just intuition. It is no longer enough to generate a text document and call it an IT strategy. Stakeholder attention spans are growing shorter; create a visual IT strategy to show how IT will support the business.

CIO & STRATEGY

Design Your IT Organization for the Future

Design Your IT Organization for the Future is the second blueprint in your organizational transformation journey. In this blueprint you will design the IT structure your organization needs to align with and deliver on enterprise strategic objectives.

INF & OPS

Prepare for Microsoft 365 Copilot

Microsoft 365 Copilot has capabilities to revolutionize the ways users interact with tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Teams. It improves collaboration, content creation and productivity. Despite such enhancements, you should address critical aspects such as data privacy, security, and effective utilization. This research is designed to help you identify use cases and define requirements before deploying Copilot.

INF & OPS

Develop a Business Continuity Plan

Implement a structured and repeatable process, applied to one business unit at a time. Keep BCP planning efforts manageable and enable business unit leads to own their BCP in the future.

SECURITY

Build an Information Security Strategy

Build a business-aligned, risk-aware, holistic security strategy: gather business requirements to prioritize improvements; assess risks, stakeholder expectations, and risk appetite to set meaningful targets; conduct a comprehensive gap analysis to identify improvements; and build a flexible roadmap to set the program on the right footing.

DATA & BI

Establish Data Governance

The amount of data within organizations is growing at an exponential rate, creating a need for organizations to adopt a formal approach to governing their data. However, many organizations remain uninformed on how to effectively and sustainably govern their data.

DATA & BI

Govern the Use of AI Responsibly With a Fit-for-Purpose Structure

As pressure mounts to introduce AI technologies into your organization, how is as important as what. Understand what it will take to introduce a level of governance to help you responsibly deliver on your roadmap and strategy for AI technologies.

CIO & STRATEGY

Build an IT Risk Management Program

Managing risk has never been more important. Ensure that your organization has an established and manageable way of governing a process related to identifying, assessing, responding, monitoring, and reporting on IT risks.

SECURITY

Develop and Deploy Security Policies

Informal, un-rationalized, ad hoc policies are ineffective because they do not explicitly outline responsibilities or compliance requirements, and they are rarely comprehensive. Without a strong lifecycle to keep policies up to date and easy to use, end users will ignore or work around poorly understood policies.

Top SoftwareReviews Category Reports

Customer Relationship Management

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) consists of applications designed to automate and manage the customer life cycle. CRM

Enterprise Resource Planning

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is a suite of software applications supporting process areas such as finance, operations, HR, manufacturing, distribution, logistics, and supply chain.

Human Capital Management (HCM)

Human Capital Management (HCM, and often called HRIS or HRMS) software combines a number of systems and processes to ensure the easy management of human resources, business processes and data.

Project Management

Project Management (PM) software helps project managers and teams collaborate on a project, providing tools for task distribution, time management, budget and resource tracking.

Business Intelligence & Analytics (BI)

Business Intelligence (BI) software provides the tools to transform data into actionable insights that inform an organization's strategic and tactical business decisions.

IT Service Management

IT Service Management software supports the processes carried out by an IT department’s service desk, in the course of service delivery, incident management, problem management, and service request fulfillment.

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