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Information Technology Investment


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A description of IT portfolio management, how to assess it investment decisions and how to kick off the process of selecting a technology product or vendor.

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Information Technology Investment

  1. 1. Information Technology Investment<br /><br />
  2. 2. AGENDA<br />Project Portfolio Management<br />A brief history<br />The bicycle<br />Best Practices<br />An Assessment Framework<br />Purpose<br />What’s important<br />X & Y axis<br />RFI vs RFP<br />
  3. 3. A brief history of Project Portfolio Management<br />
  4. 4. The Executive PPM Bicycle<br />1. Innovations,<br />Demand,<br />Ideas<br />2.Executive &<br />Governance<br />4.Projects<br />IT<br />PROJECTS<br />11. Business<br />Intelligence<br />IT<br />ASSETS<br />12. Re-invest<br />3. Business<br />Case<br />13. Retire<br />5. Resourcing<br />8. Learning<br />10. Optimize<br />6. Delivery<br />9. Run<br />7. Assets<br />
  5. 5. Formative Activity 1<br />Think of all the major IT systems within your business...<br />Which one costs the most to;<br />Maintain (administer, fix bugs) ?<br />Provide help desk ?<br />Which one is the most recent release;<br />Do you know the business case for why ?<br />What business intelligence approaches provide insight into the health of your IT ?<br />Draw and label as much of the PPM bicycle as you can.<br />
  6. 6. <ul><li>Should be done as a manual practice before considering tools
  7. 7. Can be done by using spreadsheets
  8. 8. PMI has BoK on PPM</li></ul>Practices for PPM<br />
  9. 9. An Assessment Framework<br />
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  11. 11. The Discussions.<br />
  12. 12. Archive!<br />
  13. 13. What does the business case say?<br />Product Features<br />
  14. 14. Check references!<br />Ability to deliver<br />
  15. 15. Be comprehensive!<br />Cost<br />
  16. 16. Is it self healing?<br />Sustainability (TCO)<br />
  17. 17. Where are we now and where do we want to go?<br />Alignment<br />
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  19. 19. Formative Activity 2<br />Write down the five areas that are scored within the assessment framework? Briefly describe each one.<br />Describe a situation where you may want to alter the scoring scale.<br />How are cost and sustainability similar?<br />List a number of attributes you would find in Alignment area.<br />Why is the do nothing option important to include in the assessment?<br />
  20. 20. RFIvs.RFP<br />
  21. 21. Again, it's the Discussions<br />
  22. 22. Attribution<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />
  23. 23. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.<br />