Aligning IT with Business Strategy
The effective alignment of IT priorities with business strategy has never been more urgent.
Organizations need to ensure the reliability of thier IT capability to deliver strategically aligned business value.
Organizations need to deliver agile IT strategies to maintain competitiveness.
To do this – they need proven tools, processes and metrics to measure the total IT capability of the organization to achieve a value driven and strategically aligned approach to IT management.
How we help companies align IT with business strategy
While aligning IT with business strategy is nothing new, many organizations still struggle to use IT to achieve business objectives.
IVI offers organizations detailed independent and holistic Assessments and improvement plans that focus on improving performance and demonstrating business value. These Assessments cover the following areas:
With the upcoming European data protection laws, compliance around data protection and privacy, particular customer data security is a top concern for organizations. Our Data Protection assessment has been specifically created to help organisations quickly understand their current data protection risks and exposures.
What should my organization be doing to be ready for Digital and where do I focus? Many organizations are now looking to the CIO or the CDO to provide Digital direction. Our Digital Readiness assessment has been specifically created to quickly help organizations understand their readiness for digital transformation given their current IT infrastructure and technology.
Still unsure about cloud adoption? It is not new to the IT industry, however uncertainty remains around Cloud migration. Our Cloud Adoption assessment has been specifically created to help an organization understand their ability to adopt and manage a cloud environment. Let us help you understand more about Cloud Adoption.
With the upcoming data protection laws, compliance around data protection and privacy, particular customer data security is a top concern for companies. Our Data Protection assessment has been specifically created to help organisations quickly understand their businesses’ current data risks and exposures.
What should my business be doing to be ready for Digital and where do I focus? Business are no looking to the CIO to be leading discussions on Digital. Our Digital Readiness assessment has been specifically created o quickly help organisations understand their business’ readiness for digital transformation given their current IT infrastructure and technology.
Still unsure about cloud adoption? It is not new to the IT industry, however uncertainty remains around Cloud migration. Our Cloud Adoption assessment has been specifically created to rapidly help an orgainsation understand their ability to adopt and manage a cloud environment. Let us help you understand more about Cloud Adoption
“IT-CMF provides us with a structured and systematic approach to identify the capabilities we need, a way to assess our strengths and weaknesses, and clear pathways to improve our performance.”
Suresh Kumar, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, BNY Mellon
“To successfully respond to competitive forces, organisations need to continually review and evolve their existing IT practices, processes, and cultural norms across the entire organisation. IT-CMF provides a structured framework for them to do that.”
Christian Morales, Corporate Vice President and General Manager EMEA, Intel Corporation
“We have successfully applied IT-CMF in over 200 assignments for clients. It just works. Or, as our clients confirm, it helps them create more value from IT.”
Ralf Dreischmeier, Senior Partner and Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group
“IT-CMF does not seek to displace other useful IT frameworks – instead, it provides an umbrella under which other frameworks and methodologies can be understood and integrated to achieve synergy. It offers a coherent vision, a vocabulary, and a set of benchmarks that enable CIOs and other business leaders to identify their strengths and weaknesses, to set targets and to measure progress.”
Prof Martin Curley, Vice President, Intel Labs and Innovation Value Institute co-founder
“EY has been a patron member since 2008 and have embraced IT CMF on two key fronts; internally as a mechanism to improve our technology delivery capabilities, and externally as an accelerator to enable our clients to make strategic, transformational, and investment decisions based on quantitative information supported by industry benchmarks. EY has been involved with the IVI since the foundation of the consortium as an active patron and contributor to the development of the framework. IT CMF is uniquely positioned to enable Executives to assess, monitor, and develop IT capabilities through point-in-time analytics based on leading practices. We continue to focus our efforts on leveraging the IT CMF to establish a common framework for IT advisory services across EY to drive consistency in delivery, enhance quality, and drive thought leadership across the industry for our clients.”
Edwina Fitzmaurice, Global Advisory Business Development Leader, EY
“By using IT-CMF, business leaders can make sure that the tremendous potential of information technology is realised in their organisations.”
Prof Philip Nolan, President, Maynooth University
“Through investments in empowered teams and the development and adoption of organizational improvement techniques, we have delivered measurable, sustainable improvements in the maturity of our management capabilities. These improvements are demonstrated via BNY Mellon technology value metrics and are also reflected in our IT- CMF annual assessment process. As we progressively tune our strategic approach to value creation, a capability improvement approach has helped us focus and deliver maturity in the areas of greatest benefit, such as expense management, fostering an engaged workforce, project and resource management, agile development and delivery of business relevant solutions. IT-CMF helps us stay at the forefront of the financial services industry, helping BNY Mellon serve as the investments company for the world.”
Mattias Craig, Head of Performance & Value Management, BNY Mellon
“I believe IT-CMF to be comprehensive and credible. Using the framework helps organizations to objectively identify and confirm priorities as the basis for driving improvements.”
Dr Colin Ashurst, Senior Lecturer and Director of Innovation, Newcastle University Business School