Strategy & Operating Model - Solution Sets

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...

Move Email to the Cloud

The future of email is in the cloud. IT leaders must have a position on cloud email and make the appropriate preparations. It is the most cost-effective email option for...

Develop a Cloud Testing Strategy for Today's Apps

Cloud testing will amplify traditional testing practices and open the door to a higher level of software testing. A formal, standardized, and documented strategy is...

Create a Game Plan to Implement Cloud Backup the Right Way

The cloud isn’t a magic bullet for backups. Build a strategy that fits your needs and mitigates critical cloud challenges.
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Establish an Effective PMO for IT

Implementing a PMO can help to ensure that resources are being used effectively, projects are completed successfully, standardized processes are being followed, and...
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Align IT with the Real End Customer

Organizations are becoming increasingly focused on the customer and much of this focus places technology at the center. Take a process-based approach for aligning IT with...
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Make IT a Partner in Successful M&A Due Diligence

Even though IT-related activities can be the larget cost item in an M&A, many organizations continue to underestimate the role IT plays in successfully executing a merger...
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Survive an Impending Audit

A failed audit can result in punitive fines and injunctions that disrupt continuing operations until violations are resolved. These highly visible failures are best...
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Become a Strategic CIO

As a CIO, you are currently operating in a stable and trusted IT environment, but you would like to advance your role to strategic business partner. CIOs are often...
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Choose a Public Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service Partner

Use this blueprint to select a vendor and determine when and how to implement your public cloud solution so that it meets your needs and requirements in a cost-effective...
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