|IT (Information Technology) Portfolio Management Step-by-Step - Unlocking the Business Value of Tech|
Thursday, 27 August 2009 16:06
Offers insights to make IT investments return market leading results. This book describes the critical aspects, know-how, practical examples, key insights, and best practices to improve operational efficiency, corporate agility, and business competitiveness.
'Bryan Maizlish and Robert Handler bring their deep experience in IT 'value realization' to one of the most absent of all IT management practices - portfolio management. They capture the essence of universally proven investment practices and apply them to the most difficult of challenges - returning high strategic and dollar payoffs from an enterprise's IT department.
The reader will find many new and rewarding insights to making their IT investments finally return market leading results' - John C. Reece, Chairman and CEO, John C. Reece & Associates, LLC Former deputy commissioner for modernization and CIO of the IRS. '"IT Portfolio Management" describes in great detail the critical aspects, know-how, practical examples, key insights, and best practices to improve operational efficiency, corporate agility, and business competitiveness.
It eloquently illustrates the methods of building and integrating a portfolio of IT investments to ensure the realization of maximum value and benefit, and to fully leverage the value of all IT assets. Whether you are getting started or building on your initial success in IT portfolio management, this book will provide you information on how to build and implement an effective IT portfolio management strategy' - David Mitchell, President and CEO, webMethods, Inc. 'I found "IT Portfolio Management" very easy to read, and it highlights many of the seminal aspects and best practices from financial portfolio management.
It is an important book for executive, business, and IT managers' - Michael J. Montgomery, President, Montgomery & Co. '"IT Portfolio Management" details a comprehensive framework and process showing how to align business and IT for superior value.
Maizlish and Handler have the depth of experience, knowledge, and insight needed to tackle the challenges and opportunities companies face in optimizing their IT investment portfolios. This is an exceptionally important book for executive leadership and IT business managers, especially those wanting to build a process-managed enterprise' - Peter Fingar, Executive Partner Greystone Group, coauthor of "The Real-Time Enterprise" and "Business Process Management (BPM): The Third Wave". 'A must-read for the non-IT manager who needs to understand the complexity and challenges of managing an IT portfolio.
The portfolio management techniques, analysis tools, and planning can be applied to any project or function' - Richard 'Max' Maksimoski, Senior Director R&D, The Scotts Company. 'This book provides an excellent framework and real-world based approach for implementing IT portfolio management. It is a must-read for every CIO staff considering how to strategically and operationally impact their company's bottom line' - Donavan R. Hardenbrook, New Product Development Professional, Intel Corporation.
Chapter 1: IT Portfolio Management: An Overview
Chapter 2: Planning for IT Portfolio Management: Ready, Aim, THEN Fire
Chapter 3: People and Governance: The Most Important Success Factors of IT Portfolio Management.
Chapter 4: IT Portfolios and Their Content in Context
Chapter 5: Building the IT Portfolio
Chapter 6: The IT Portfolio Management Market and Industry Provider Assessment Methodology
Chapter 7: Final Thoughts
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