A Practical Guide to Information Systems Strategic Planning, Second Edition

Anita Cassidy

October 14, 2005 by Auerbach Publications
Reference - 394 Pages - 108 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849350733 - CAT# AU5073

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Features

  • Outlines a step-by-step approach to developing an effective IS plan that is formulated from a company's business plan
  • Discusses a framework for governance that must be the foundation of the strategic planning process
  • Provides an overview of the four phases of the planning process: visioning, analysis, direction, and recommendation
  • Reviews how to make planning an ongoing process
  • Offers a systematic method for determining and documenting the business direction so that it can be the foundation for the IS direction
  • Includes examples and templates that guide the planning process
  • Summary

    The foundation of a successful information systems strategic plan is the recognition that business direction and requirements must drive the IS strategy and computing architecture. A Practical Guide to Information Systems Strategic Planning, Second Edition outlines a systematic approach to guide you through the development of an effective IS plan that is formulated from your company's business plan.

    This volume outlines a quick and easy approach with concepts, techniques, and templates for analyzing, organizing, communicating, and implementing an IS strategy. This approach unites an organization in a collaborative effort resulting in a solid direction that has the support of the entire organization. Establishing this direction cultivates the support of management, enabling necessary strategic IS investments.

    With a new look at the role of IS governance in strategic planning, this second edition reflects advances in technology and provides an improved and thorough planning methodology. The strategic planning process outlined in this book has been supplemented by lessons learned from applying the process in numerous companies, cultures, and environments.