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IT strategic planning session


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A brief about IT strategic planning

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IT strategic planning session

  1. 1. By Ramez Al-FayezIT Strategic Planning
  2. 2. What? To Maximize the impact of IT on the organization while controlling cost and managing values It includes: Design, development, or acquisition of IT solutions Implementing and support of those solutions Modernization of existing legacy solutionBy Ramez Al-Fayez 2
  3. 3. Why? Sustain the business strategy Control costs Manage Risk Clarify benefits of IT initiativesBy Ramez Al-Fayez 3
  4. 4. How? Engaging stakeholders in a structured planning approach Prioritizing efforts and resources Establishing IT governance and monitoring performance Manage IT Values Aligning business and ITBy Ramez Al-Fayez 4
  5. 5. It’s a Project ! Define scope, budget, risks, etc Applying a structured process and defined steps, inputs and deliverables and timelines Creating a team with defined mandate, and roles and responsibilities Using supporting tools such as : template, methods, computerized processBy Ramez Al-Fayez 5
  6. 6. Major Steps Capture enterprise vision and objectives, Rank and prioritize these objectives Assessing current State of IT (Document and evaluate current IT situation Aligning IT to business by: Gap analysis and Formal analysis Define IT vision, strategic initiatives Finalizing IT strategy: Business case, finalize the selections, and monitoring the success Communicate the IT strategy planBy Ramez Al-Fayez 6
  7. 7. Thanks