Proven Blueprints for Aligning Business Strategy and Technology
performance companies are increasingly those that get their technology
foundations right; critically so in the case of technology com-panies but no
less so in other industries. And sound technology foundations require getting a
fix on what works — and why many promising technology solutions don’t work out
in actual practice.
out what works . . .
book provides a comprehensive spectrum of proven solutions, critical to aligning
technology with business objectives:
Blueprints for developing a strategic technology vision;
Blueprints for selecting technology solutions to drive your business;
Blueprints for identifying and mitigating technology risks;
Blueprints for building high performance technology teams;
Blueprints for assessing a company’s technology assets and protecting its
Blueprints for software development;
Blueprints for successful management of technology projects;
Blueprints for successful outsourcing of technology solutions.
. and what doesn’t
valuable, the book also identifies specific reasons why technology solutions
sometimes don’t work out. Understanding the typical, recurring reasons for poor
technology selection and implementation makes such problems addressable;
otherwise, they have the insidious ability to kill projects even in the best of
both as a narrative and a reference book, technology managers and those who have
to take strategic technology decisions will find this a terrific resource for
aligning vital technologies with their company’s business plans.