Integrated Business and IT Strategy and Execution

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Karl Cox, Australia

Integrated Business and IT Strategy and Execution

In Australia as elsewhere I've seen many organisations that can and do articulate their highest strategic goals, objectives etc. but then have no idea of how to execute upon that strategy in terms of implementing IT systems that really do help explicitly in achievement of say a competitive business strategy.
I find that business analysts tend to be held more accountable for IT delivery than business alignment. Most of the tools BAs use were born in the IT world e.g. Use cases, BPMN, Object models. None of these address strategy. Yes, BPMN is an IT-driven business process modeling tool that has really only been designed for workflow modeling. Where do you put goals and strategies (i.e. achievement of) on a BPMN model? You can't except as a post-it note.
⇨ Are there any tools/methods that really address strategy all the way to execution from a business perspective?


Phil Webb, UK

Modeling strategy with Business motivation model

Karl, it seems that what you're looking for might be the Business Motivation Model, but not in isola... Sign up

Richard Sanford, USA

Integrated Business and IT Strategy Roadmap

Hello Karl: You are right that few organizations know how to align their Business Strategies and IT ... Sign up

Karl Cox, Australia

Integrated Business and IT Strategy Roadmap

Hi Richard, your road map sounds really interesting and I'd love to take a look at it. Could you sen... Sign up

Charles Richter, Australia

Startegy driven requirements engineering

Karl - I have spent the last 24 years working on this 'problem' and have developed the RIPOSE (Rapid... Sign up

Prof. Alkis S. Magdalinos
Business Consultant, Greece

Acronyms in Texts

I suggest that we all use whole words and not just acronyms in our discussions. Our comments are mea... Sign up

Ken Gordon
Strategy Consultant, United Kingdom

Strategy Driven Requirements

Strategic Alignment is a term used for this and may be managed within an organisation using the conc... Sign up

Alan Kennedy, Canada

Strategy Driven Requirements

I agree completely with Mr. Gordon. There are some highly developed tools for aligning IT projects w... Sign up


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