Becoming IT value focused is not an event. It’s a journey that requires a cultural change by both IT and the business, and a lot of hard work.
The commonplace approach to IT value management starts out with good intentions and significant technology talent. However, it quickly collapses when the process is oversimplified, is undertaken with a high degree of internal focus, and lacks integration and business acuity.
The hard work necessary lies in applying the principles of Technology Business Management (TBM). A fact-based conversation on the total cost and effectiveness of the entire IT portfolio can lead to a shift in the perception of IT to that of a dynamic partner, one that delivers meaningful results against the corporate business strategy.
Learn in this paper about changing the IT value management dialogue from a limited one about commoditized unit costs to a sustained one about strategic growth, investments and market capture, resulting in a performance-based culture for IT within the broader business.