IT (Information Technology) Portfolio Management Step-by-Step: Unlocking the Business Value of Technology
Overview of the Book.
Chapter 1: IT Portfolio Management: An Overview.
Cha Cha Changes in the Current Environment.
Focus on IT Investments.
Forming, Norming, Storming: The IT Life Cycle.
Does IT Really Matter? The IT Productivity Paradox.
IT Portfolio Management 101.
Comparison of IT Portfolio Management and Financial Portfolio Management.
Value and Risks.
Appendix 1A: Selected Firm-Level Studies of IT Returns.
Chapter 2: Planning for IT Portfolio Management: Ready, Aim, THEN Fire.
IT Portfolio Management Maturity.
IT Portfolio Management Capability Assessment.
Refining IT Portfolio Objectives.
Chartering the Effort.
IT Portfolio Management Software Selection.
Appendix 2A: IT Portfolio Management Maturity Levels.
Chapter 3: People and Governance: The Most Important Success Factors of IT Portfolio Management.
A Demanding Environment.
The New Focus for IT: Business.
The Business–IT Alignment.
CobiT: Managing the Risk and Control of IT.
Appendix 3A: Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Road Map.
Appendix 3B: Top Issues Faced by Management.
Appendix 3C: Top Issues Mapped to Key Individuals and Governance Bodies.
Chapter 4: IT Portfolios and Their Content in Context.
IT Discovery Portfolio.
IT Project Portfolio.
IT Asset Portfolio.
Appendix 4A: Technology Readiness Levels: Hardware and Software.
Chapter 5: Building the IT Portfolio.
Stage 1: Game Plan.
Stage 2: Planning.
Stage 3: Creating.
Stage 4: Assessing.
Stage 5: Balancing.
Stage 6: Communicating.
Stage 7: Governance and Organization.
Stage 8: Assessing Execution.
Appendix 5A: Value Categories and Value Factors.
Appendix 5B: Risk Categories and Risk Factors.
Appendix 5C: Readiness Assessment: Business, Internal, and Operational Diagnostics.
Chapter 6: The IT Portfolio Management Market and Industry Provider Assessment Methodology.
IT Portfolio Software Market.
IT Portfolio Software Selection Process.
Industry Provider Assessment Methodology.
Appendix 6A: Advanced IT Portfolio Software Provider Evaluation Criteria.
Chapter 7: Final Thoughts.
The Future Vision.