Identifying the target state consists of scoping the strategy and visualizing what IT should achieve in the coming years. The creation of a target state relies heavily on the business context and outcomes. This phase will take you through the following activities:

  • Identify the IT implications based on the business context of the organization.
  • Define the IT strategy scope from the business context and IT implications.
  • Create the IT vision, mission statement, and guiding principles.
  • Determine the IT goals, IT organization target maturity, and target-state IT capabilities.

Use this phase as part of the full blueprint Rapidly Develop an IT Strategy.

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