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Implementing World Class IT Strategy by Peter A. High

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Chapter 4Facilitating Corporate and Divisional Strategy

It may seem presumptuous to say that CIOs should push the heads of other divisions of the company to craft their strategies, and to do so in a new way, as this chapter will describe. The CIO’s peers and superiors might chafe at the thought that IT would deign to suggest such a thing. The CIO is the executive who is most adversely affected by a lack of strategy in other divisions. Moreover, and more persuasively perhaps to the other executives, unless CIOs can get divisions to align on how they go about creating and expressing strategy, CIOs cannot take advantage of their valuable niche in the corporate structure, which spans across all divisions, to note opportunities for collaboration ...

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