Project & Portfolio Management

Use Applications Metrics That Matter

Applications management is a delicate balance, and metrics help maintain that balance. It all begins with measuring quality and customer satisfaction.

Senior Management Expectation Survey

Use the following survey to evaluate senior management's expectations of IT.

New Leaders: Send a Message with an Executive IT Committee

Executive IT committees can take a lot of pressure off new or existing IT leaders by forcing business leaders to set IT investment priorities. Learn the lessons offered...

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.

Empower Project Managers to Ensure Project Success

Projects have a much higher probability of success if Project Managers (PMs) are given autonomy and take personal responsibility for all aspects of project planning and...

IT Cost-Cutting Tactics for Coping with a Down Economy

This is a collection of published Info-Tech research specifically designed to help IT identify areas for IT cost-cutting, along with tactics on how to achieve cost...

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...

Offshore IT Service Trends: Is a Foreign Affair in Your Future?

Driven by cost pressures and a desire for increased business agility, offshoring of IT services has seen consistent growth since the 90s that paused briefly during the...

Make IT More Strategic by Leveraging Operational Efficiencies

IT departments that achieve their ideal mix of operational and strategic activity can advance their standing as a strategic partner in the organization. It's a matter of...
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