Understanding the current initiatives, capabilities, and goals is integral for a general assessment of IT. Understanding IT's shortcoming, in particular, will help you to prepare to execute on the roadmap. This phase will take you through the following activities:
- Assess the current IT capabilities in the organization and the in-flight IT initiatives.
- Identify the current IT budget for the organization.
- Define internal and external factors impacting the IT department.
- Denote the current state IT maturity.
Use this phase as part of the full blueprint Rapidly Develop a Visual IT Strategy.