Value & Performance

Handling Senior Management Expectations

Often, IT makes wrong assumptions about what senior managers expect of the department and how it actually performs against those expectations. As a result, IT leaders...

Merger & Acquisition Project Planning and Monitoring Tool

92% of IT professionals who achieve their merger and acquisition (M&A) goals create an M&A plan with specific timelines outlined for application, infrastructure, data,...

The Goal of IT/Business Alignment: Why so Elusive?

Has the ideal of IT/business alignment become the holy grail of IT leaders? The promise of IT/business alignment is to focus investment and activities, increase the value...

Avoid Project Management Pitfalls

To achieve greater likelihood that your project will stay on track, watch out for the four big pitfalls: scope creep, failure to obtain stakeholder commitment, inability...

Optimize Decision Rights

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

Quality IT Communication with Stakeholders is Key to Success

It is essential for all CIOs to maintain quality communication with core business stakeholders in order to build strong relationships and establish trust. Consistent...

Project Planning and Monitoring Tool

The beginning stages of the project are dedicated to working out the details of the project task schedule. Take advantage of this tool to determine and create a detailed...

IT Time Tracking Tool

Use this tool to map employees to the roles they perform. Estimate the number of employees needed to meet present or future workloads and identify where the organization...

Information Technology Standards Policy

The IT standards policy organizes standards by technology category, distinguishes standards from preferred products, and documents products or policy standards that...

IT Skills Inventory and Needs Assessment Tool

Reducing headcount is a mentally and emotionally challenging task under any circumstance. Use this tool to take a systematic, skills-focused approach to making staff...
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