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Making I/T Work: An Executive's Guide to Implementing Information Technology Systems

Making I/T Work: An Executive's Guide to Implementing Information Technology Systems

Dennis Severance, Jacque Passino

ISBN: 978-0-470-39783-1

Oct 2002, Jossey-Bass

236 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$52.00

Description

A Framework for the Strategic Use of I/T to Transform Business Projects

Making I/T Work offers managers basic guidance and an effective model for making the right choices when considering implementing information-based business projects. In this book, Dennis Severance and Jacque Passino provide business leaders with a framework of organizational change that places the problems of change into a context so that they can be effectively addressed and outlines a proven framework that can be adapted to a variety of situations.

Making I/T Work offers managers

  • A framework for managing I/T investment opportunities
  • Fifty helpful questions for leading a program of strategic change
  • Guidance for overcoming the powerful blocks to changes in infrastructure
  • Suggestions for formulating a winning strategy
  • A model for preparing and implementing a project
  • Information on how to assess the success of a program

Making I/T Work can help managers guide a strategic I/T transformation with a plan that is based on a strong sense of objective and a credible assessment of current realities.

Series Foreword

Preface

1 The Promise and Challenge of I/T Investment 1

2 Managing Organizational Change 33

3 Formulating Strategy 59

4 Preparing and Implementing Projects 91

5 Reacting to Abrupt Changes in Strategic Priorities 135

6 Assessing Success and Failure 169

7 Conclusions and Implications 191

The Authors 209

Index 211