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Strategic Information Technology and Portfolio Management

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Strategic Information Technology and Portfolio Management bridges the knowledge between information technology planning, enterprise architecture, and IT portfolio management taking into account their financial impact. Intended for IT professionals, researchers, and academicians, this book provides techniques and tools appropriate for building application portfolios and developing strategies which increase financial performance.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. List of Reviewers
  4. Preface
  5. Emerging Concepts in SISP
    1. Use of Information Technology Investment Management to Manage State Government Information Technology Investments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE ITIM FRAMEWORK
      5. DEVELOPING AN ITIM PROCESS IN A PUBLIC SECTOR ORGANIZATION
      6. FUTURE TRENDS
      7. IMPLICATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH
      8. CONCLUSION
    2. REFERENCES
      1. KEY TERMS
    3. An Information Technology Planning Framework for an Industry Cluster
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. AN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PLANNING FRAMEWORK FOR INDUSTRY
      5. CASE STUDY: IT PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION FOR THE LOGISTICS INDUSTRY IN SINGAPORE
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH AND CONCLUSION
    4. REFERENCES
    5. Strategic Market Driven IS/IT Planning Model
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PLANNING LITERATURE
      4. INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND INFORMATION DEFINITION
      5. PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT OF THE IS/IT
      6. RATIONALE OF MARKET AND FIRM RECONCILIATION
      7. MARKET DRIVEN IT PLANNING MODEL: AN ALTERNATIVE
      8. IMPLICATIONS AND CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. Fuzzy Modelling for Integrated Strategic Planning for Information Systems and Business Process Design
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS PLANNING
      3. THE NEED FOR INTEGRATED SISP
      4. MODELS FOR INTEGRATED SISP
      5. PROBLEMS WITH ALIGNMENT AND SISP
      6. INTRODUCTION TO FUZZY COGNITIVE MAPS
      7. THE PROPOSED APPROACH: FUZZY MODELLING FOR INTEGRATED SISP AND BUSINESS PROCESSES DESIGN
      8. STRATEGIC SIMULATION OF IS ALIGNMENT
      9. CASE STUDY
      10. FUTURE TRENDS
      11. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  6. Information Technology Portfolio Management
    1. IT Portfolio Management: A Holistic Approach to Outsourcing Decisions
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. IT PORTFOLIO PLANNING PROCESS
      4. APPLICATION PORTFOLIO MATRIX (APM)
      5. OUTSOURCING DECISION-MAKING FRAMEWORKS
      6. HABIO FRAMEWORK
      7. CASE STUDY 1: UK RETAIL GROUP (UKRG)
      8. CASE STUDY 2: INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTION (IFO)
      9. WEB-BASED DATA COLLATION AND ANALYSIS INTERFACE
      10. CONOLUSION
    2. REFERENCES
    3. A Scenarios-Based Methodology for IT Portfolio Planning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN THRUST OF THE CHARTER
      5. THE CASE STUDY
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. FUTURE TRENDS
    4. REFERENCES
    5. Information Technology Portfolio Management: A Meta-Heuristic Optimization Approach
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. STRATEGIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND IT GOVERNANCE
      4. IT PROJECT PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
      5. BENEFITS
      6. MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY
      7. MPT IN IT PROJECT PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
      8. RISK
      9. THE PROJECT PORTFOLIO SELECTION PROBLEM – MATHEMATICAL FORMULATION
      10. EXHAUSTIVE SEARCH
      11. MONTE-CARLO SIMULATION
      12. META-HEURISTICS
      13. EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS
      14. FUTURE TRENDS
      15. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
      1. ENDNOTES
    7. Strategic IT Portfolio Management for Development of Innovative Competences
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: STRATEGIC BASIS OF PROJECT-ORIENTED COMPANY
      4. IT PORTFOLIO IN PROJECT-ORIENTED COMPANY
      5. SELECTION OF IT PROJECT PORTFOLIO
      6. KEY ASPECTS OF IT: INNOVATION RELATIONSHIP
      7. ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT TO IT PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT: PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT OFFICE
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE TRENDS
    8. REFERENCES
    9. Developing an E-Government Roadmap for Developing Countries
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. E-GOVERNMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: THE CURRENT SITUATION
      4. E-GOVERNMENT CHALLENGES
      5. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      6. ANALYSIS PHASE: CURRENT STATE OF VIETNAM e-GOVERNMENT DEVELOPMENT
      7. DESIGN PHASE: e-GOVERNMENT ROADMAP FOR VIETNAM
      8. e-GOVERNANCE
      9. e-GOVERNMENT OPERATING MODEL
      10. e-GOVERNMENT CAPABILITY AND AWARENESS
      11. e-GOVERNMENT DELIVERY (PART OF IMPLEMENTATION PLANNING PHASE IN FIGURE 1)
      12. e-GOVERNMENT LEGAL ASSESSMENT
      13. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. Adopting the IT (RPM) Model to Enhance the Value of IT.
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. MAIN THRUST OF THE CHAPTER
      4. REENGINEERING IT EXPENSES
      5. APPLYING CORPORATE PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT FOR IT INVESTMENTS
      6. THE BENEFITS OF IT (RPM)
      7. FUTURE TRENDS
      8. CONCLUSION
    12. REFERENCES
  7. Capability Development
    1. CEO/CIO Communication and the Strategic Grid Dimensions
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. COMMUNICATION FREQUENCY, CHANNEL RICHNESS, AND CONVERGENCE
      4. HYPOTHESES
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. ANALYSIS
      7. DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS
      8. IMPLICATIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    2. REFERENCES
      1. ENDNOTE
    3. Strategic Capital Capacity and Capability Management of IS/IT
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: COMPETITIVE NECESSITY OR ADVANTAGE
      4. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT MODELS
      5. RATIONALE OF CAPITAL AND COMPETENCY AS THE STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT DIMENSION
      6. STRATEGIC CAPITAL AND COMPETENCY MANAGEMENT
      7. MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY APPROACH TO IT MANAGEMENT
      8. STRATEGIC CAPACITY AND CAPABILITY ALIGNMENT WITH IS/IT
      9. MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS
      10. FUTURE TRENDS AND RESEARCH
      11. CONCLUSION
    4. REFERENCES
    5. Challenges in Implementing Information Technology Plan
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CHALLENGES IN IMPLEMENTING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PLAN
      4. THE MANIFESTATION OF ITP CHALLENGES
      5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
  8. Enterprise Architecture
    1. Optimizing IT Implementation by Using the Enterprise Architecture Approach (EA): The Case of a Telecommunications Operator
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FROM BUSINESS LEVEL TO EXECUTION (IT) LEVEL BY UTILIZING THE ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE APPROACH
      5. CASE STUDY: PROCESS-ORIENTED WORK FLOW IMPLEMENTATION BY INTEGRATING E-TOM REFERENCE MODEL AND THE EA APPROACH AT AURORA1
    2. REFERENCES
      1. ENDNOTES
    3. Strategic Technology Engineering Planning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. STEP FRAMEWORK CONSTITUENTS
      5. APPLYING STEP IN PLANNING
      6. FUTURE TRENDS
      7. RELATED WORK
      8. CONCLUSION
    4. REFERENCES
    5. Object-Oriented Software Design Patterns Applied to IT Management Theory
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WHAT ARE DESIGN PATTERNS?
      4. APPLICATION OF DESIGN PATTERNS IN MANAGEMENT
      5. A SAMPLE MANAGEMENT DESIGN PATTERN: THE MULTIVARIATE VECTOR MAP
      6. DESIGN PATTERNS BY EXAMPLE: USING MVMS TO ANALYZE DECISIONS ABOUT IT OUTSOURCING
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. ADDITIONAL POSSIBLE CASE STUDY
    6. REFERENCES
  9. Further Readings
    1. The Interplay of Strategic Management and Information Technology
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
      4. THE EVOLUTION OF IT
      5. IT AS AN ENABLER FOR STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
      6. IT ALIGNMENT WITH BUSINESS STRATEGIES
      7. RESEARCH ISSUES IN IT-ENABLED STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
      8. CONCLUSION
    2. REFERENCES
    3. Information Technology Portfolio Management: Literature Review, Framework, and Research Issues
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. UNDERSTANDING ITPM
      5. ITPM DECISIONS AND PROCESSES
      6. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE
      7. MANAGERIAL ISSUES
      8. CONCLUSION
    4. REFERENCES
      1. ENDNOTES
    5. IT Portfolio Management: Implementing and Maintaining IT Strategic Alignment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ALIGNING IT INVESTMENTS WITH CORPORATE STRATEGY
      5. CREATING A TECHNOLOGY EVALUATION FRAMEWORK
      6. BUILDING THE IT PORTFOLIO PLAN
      7. CREATING THE IT PORTFOLIO
      8. MANAGING THE IT PORTFOLIO
      9. MANAGING PROJECTS AND ASSETS WITHIN THE IT PORTFOLIO
      10. ASSESSING IT PORTFOLIO EXECUTION
      11. ASSESSING NEW TECHNOLOGIES
      12. CASE STUDY: BRITISH AIRWAYS
      13. COMMUNICATING THE IT PORTFOLIO
      14. IT PORTFOLIO GOVERNANCE
      15. FUTURE TRENDS
      16. CONCLUSION
      17. CASE STUDY: HARRAH'S ENTERTAINMENT INC.
    6. REFERENCES
    7. IT Portfolio Management: A Pragmatic Approach to Implement IT Governance
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. IT PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS
      4. PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT LIFE CYCLE
      5. CASE STUDY: SOUTH AUSTRALIAN IT INVESTMENT, PLANNING AND PORTFOLIO GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORKS
      6. SUMMARY AND FUTURE TRENDS
    8. REFERENCES
      1. ENDNOTE
      2. APPENDIX: IT BENEFITS REGISTER
    9. Planning and Control and the Use of Information Technology in Mental Healthcare Organizations
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. PLANNING AND CONTROL AND THE USE OF IT IN MENTAL HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS
      4. FUTURE TRENDS
      5. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
      1. KEY TERMS
    11. Examining the Approach Used for Information Technology Investment Decisions by Practitioners Responsible for IT Planning in Namibia
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PREVIOUS ATTEMPTS TO QUANTIFY IT EXPENDITURE
      4. CASE STUDY RESULTS
      5. ANALYSIS OF KEY FACTORS
      6. IMPLICATIONS OF THE FINDINGS
      7. RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    12. REFERENCES
  10. Compilation of References
  11. About the Contributors
  12. Index