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Business-Aligned IT Strategy

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Reveal the true state of your IT services, processes, spend, and staffing levels to align your priorities and resources.

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Architecture & Engineering IT Strategy Initiatives Workbook

  • With input from our research and analysts and your peers, identify new or updated initiatives for your IT strategy.
  • Working with our team, update your IT Strategy Initiatives Workbook.
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Architecture & Engineering Business-Aligned IT Strategy

  • Learn about the ecosystem of factors that impact the Architecture & Engineering industry.
  • Explore how your IT team is set to deal with those factors from a PESTLE and SWOT perspectives.
  • Leverage expert insights and takeaways and update your IT strategy accordingly.
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Architecture & Engineering Industry Impacts on IT Strategy: Senior Management Presentation Template

  • Once you’ve completed the IT Strategy Initiatives Workbook, it’s time to pull it all together and share with your organization’s leadership team.
  • Use the Architecture & Engineering Industry Impacts on IT Strategy: Senior Management Presentation Template to highlight the key findings from the business-aligned analysis you’ve done.

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Architecture & Engineering Shift From Physical to Cyber Security Report

  • With digitization come cybersecurity threats. Demonstrating compliance with security standards is increasingly expected in the request for proposal (RFP) process.
  • Learn about how the shift from physical to cyber security affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Architecture & Engineering Digital Transformation Report

  • Like most industries, Architecture & Engineering firms are experiencing digital transformation, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Regardless of the drivers, digital transformation in any organization takes time, money, and investment in end-user training.
  • Learn about how digital transformation affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.
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Architecture & Engineering Software as a Service Report

  • More and more applications involved in running an Architecture & Engineering firm are moving to the cloud. However, uncertainty exists around the protection of intellectual property and the confidentiality of client data.
  • Learn about how software as a service affects both your organization and IT specifically, including challenges and opportunities, with expert assistance.

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Architecture & Engineering IT Staffing Benchmarking Report

  • Many IT departments are already running lean, struggling to keep pace with never-ending demands from the business.
  • By taking the IT Staffing Assessment Diagnostic and participating in our unique IT Spending benchmarking program, you will gain critical information to understand how you can position your IT team to be more strategic and influential.
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Architecture & Engineering IT Stakeholder Satisfaction Benchmarking Report

  • IT leadership needs to understand where their clients are unsatisfied with the quality of service they’re receiving from IT.
  • Understand important focus areas to address and gain insights into how your team compares with other Architecture & Engineering industry IT organizations.

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Architecture & Engineering Professional Services Automation Report

  • Architecture & Engineering firms share a lot in common with other Professional Services organizations – they’re comprised of a series of project and service delivery workflows that need to fit together smoothly. This is where professional services automation (PSA) comes in.
  • Learn about what PSA is, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space to understand how it can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.
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Architecture & Engineering Cloud Storage Gateways Report

  • File collaboration is an ongoing challenge in Architecture & Engineering firms. It’s typically handled via file centralization, but the reality of a distributed workforce has accelerated the need for secure work-from-anywhere file access.
  • Learn about what cloud storage gateways are, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space to understand how they can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.
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Architecture & Engineering Computer-Aided Design Report

  • Computer-aided design (CAD) apps are both core and differentiating for the Architecture & Engineering industry. A new wave of SaaS collaborative platforms have transformed the market.
  • Learn about what CAD is, the state of the market, key features and functions, and leading vendors in the space in order to understand how it can transform your IT strategy and ability to deliver.

Latest Architecture & Engineering Notes

Short, tailored research notes aimed at providing you with timely insights, relevant to your industry. Hot off the press, these notes will be published regularly and pair great with your morning coffee.

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Cultural Considerations in Overseas Professional Services Engagements

Date published

July 5, 2021

Author:
  • Sidney Hodgson

This note is intended as a guide to avoiding some of the pitfalls in professional engagements overseas. It discusses things to consider in developing engagement proposals and project plans for such engagements.

Discussion Summary: Info-Tech LIVE Las Vegas Professional Services Industry Roundtable

Date published

December 19, 2019

Author:
  • Sidney Hodgson

Industry 4.0 will have a significant impact on virtually every industry. The professional services industry is no different in this regard. Companies providing services in accounting, legal, engineering, or consulting need to assess the impact these technologies will have on their own staff, on their clients, and on the services they offer.

Some Thoughts on Benchmarks and Budget Challenges in Global Professional Services Organizations

Date published

July 17, 2019

Author:
  • John Kemp

Comparing budgets and costs in organizations is generally a straightforward business. Yet this comparison is challenging when seeking to provide benchmarks on professional services organizations large enough to have global scope. Learn some creative tactics for balancing costs across the partnership as head of global IT.

Establishing a Balanced Scorecard for IT Performance in the Professional Services Industry Is an Important Complement to IT Strategy

Date published

June 11, 2019

Author:
  • Sidney Hodgson

The IT balanced scorecard must go beyond the usual IT metrics. To be most effective, it must demonstrate the value IT provides and reflect corporate strategies and goals.

Problematic IT Processes for Architectural and Engineering Firms: Business Intelligence & Reporting, Business Process Controls & Internal Audit, and Managing Service Catalog

Date published

May 13, 2019

Author:
  • George Goodall

Info-Tech’s IT Management & Governance Diagnostic provides industry-level insights on the challenges of IT departments. We use a concept known as Service Gap to compare the rated importance of a particular IT process with its effectiveness. Use this data to review the existing IT strategy. Ensure that it includes initiatives that adequately address these shortcomings.

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