IS Strategic Plan - Essay Prowess

IS Strategic Plan

  

Paper:IS Strategic Plan, 5pages. 

Please find the attached IT Strategy Template.

Using the IS alignment work and the financial analysis from week 6, submit a complete IS strategic plan. Your paper should include at least 5 references from peer-reviewed journals associated with how other companies are using the technologies you are recommending. 

The strategy should include the technologies you plan to implement, your plan for sourcing the IS work, and the governance model you plan to use to sustain the IS operation over the long term. 

You should include specific projects with a timeline for implementation in your strategy. Make sure you also include the financial analysis. Your IT strategy should also specify some key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the effectiveness of IT. The website below can help you identify the KPIs for your strategy.

Website: https://wiki.en.it-processmaps.com/index.php/ITIL_Key_Performance_Indicators

ITIL Key Performance Indicators explains some of the key performance indicators used for IT service management in the ITIL governance framework.

Your total paper should be 5 pages of text in APA format, not counting the title and reference pages, and not counting any tables or figures. Make sure you include in-text citations. Please use the template attached. 

You must reference at least 5 peer-reviewed articles.  Make sure on your references page you include a reference with the URL (weblink) to the case study you chose, in addition to at least 5 references from peer-reviewed journals.

Discussion Board – 1:

After a project is successfully implemented, the resulting systems may be operational for several years. IT enhancements are often run as a series of small projects. Businesses generally want more enhancements than is affordable. Based on economic and technical feasibility considerations, and frameworks like the Balanced Scorecard, describe a process for deciding how you would plan to keep systems and the skills of your staff up to date. 

The following resources may help you:

Read: Chapter 13 – Project Management and SDLC Chapter 13 – Project Management and SDLC.pptx  ATTACHED.

Video: What is Portfolio Management vs. Project Management? explains the difference between project management and portfolio management. 

Video: Project Portfolio Management Defined describes managing a portfolio of projects.

Discussion Board-2:

Watch the video: Outsourcing and Procurement

YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVq0HX_fiaA

After watching the video, Outsourcing and Procurement, create your own thread discussing at least three concepts presented in or that you learned from the video.