Optimize IT Decision-Making

A key objective for IT management should be to establish effective decision rights for IT versus the business. Misplaced rights can create problems for IT that at the...

Storyboard: Optimize IT Decision-Making

In many organizations, the allocation of IT decision rights is inappropriate, either removing from IT its rightful control of the IT technical environment, or forcing IT...

IT Peer Advisory Committee Charter

Ongoing IT input provided through committees can provide continuous feedback to stakeholders who might not otherwise solicit IT's advice in decision-making.

Decision Rights Gap Analysis Tool

This tool assists in identifying decision right gaps by performing a comparison between your organization's unique decision right allocation and the ideal situation.

Optimize Decision Rights

The responsibility for IT decisions is often misplaced with those most impacted being uninvolved in decisions that they should be making.

Understand IRR and NPV

The business side of the organization generally uses one of two financial metrics to determine the viability and, therefore, the attractiveness of an investment: Net...

Storyboard: Improve Executive Advocacy for IT

IT managers often have to influence decision-makers through an intermediary, who acts as an advocate for IT's agenda. Strategize to reduce the costs of advocacy, and...

Get to YES Scenario & Business Case Analysis Tool

Use this tool to strategize for your advocacy situation. Reduce the cost of advocacy while improving your chances of success.

Influence Decision-Makers Through an Intermediary

IT managers often have to influence decision-makers through an intermediary, who acts an advocate for IT's agenda.

IT Steering Committees in Municipal Settings

Municipalities, with their myriad of departments and services, must manage competing goals and objectives for IT. IT is a scarce commodity and allocating resources...
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