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What is the best way to ensure that your IT processes support the goals and objectives of your business? This white paper from Harvard University's Center for Information Policy Research offers an outline for developing IT using a holistic approach.

In the past five years, senior management has been waking up to the critical fact that the future of their business may hinge on making sure that IT goals and business goals are in sync. That’s sure to continue with more businesses establishing an online presence through e-commerce efforts.

But what is the best way to accomplish that goal?

A white paper, from the Center for Information Policy Research at Harvard University, “Holistic Framework for IT Governance,” outlines three objectives for the proper management of IT:
  • Strategically and tactically align the function of IT with business.
  • Understand the level of spending related to the level of service and value generated for the enterprise.
  • Deliver quality, highly-effective IT projects.

Download this white paper to learn more. It was written by Charles Popper, managing director and chief technologist for Orama Partners, an e-business development company. He is also a former vice president for corporate computer resources and chief information officer at Merck & Co, Inc.
What steps have you taken in recent years to align IT and business? Does having an online, e-commerce site fulfill that objective? Send us an e-mail or post your comments.
In the past five years, senior management has been waking up to the critical fact that the future of their business may hinge on making sure that IT goals and business goals are in sync. That’s sure to continue with more businesses establishing an online presence through e-commerce efforts.

But what is the best way to accomplish that goal?

A white paper, from the Center for Information Policy Research at Harvard University, “Holistic Framework for IT Governance,” outlines three objectives for the proper management of IT:
  • Strategically and tactically align the function of IT with business.
  • Understand the level of spending related to the level of service and value generated for the enterprise.
  • Deliver quality, highly-effective IT projects.

Download this white paper to learn more. It was written by Charles Popper, managing director and chief technologist for Orama Partners, an e-business development company. He is also a former vice president for corporate computer resources and chief information officer at Merck & Co, Inc.
What steps have you taken in recent years to align IT and business? Does having an online, e-commerce site fulfill that objective? Send us an e-mail or post your comments.
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