IT portfolio management is required to maximize value (tangible and intangible) while managing risk and cost. End User and Infrastructure IT support needs to be fine-tune (off and on) to support and complement current business direction. This allows an organization to meet challenges and maintains effectively efficient !.
By aligning IT investments with its current and future business strategy, it puts the company one step ahead of its competition … all geared up and ready to take on the challenges. Streamline your IT assets now !
Key part towards any IT initiatives starts with “Garbage In, Garbage Out” fact finding. This is the most tedious and time consuming stage requiring the most manpower and assessment. Activities such as asset inventory, system study, capacity planning and etc takes place during this stage. Various tools are used to collect relevant data and be accurate as possible.
Gap Analysis and Report
This stage provides a “Status Quo” vs “Industry best practices”. Recommendation report are submitted to the management fore better decision making.
New Initiatives and Target Milestones
Industry experts and consultants are brought in to provide the necessary technical and domain knowledge by preparing the organization for the upcoming business challenges. Milestones are set and a project plan is being devised to provide a systematic approach towards project completion.
Execution and Review
The execution of initiatives happens at this stage. It is important to note that the success of this stage depends very much on the accuracy, integrity and duration of all the stages prior to this. A consistent review is normally recommended to keep track of progress and make necessary changes.