An organization’s IT plans should be part of its overall strategic and business plans. Knowing this, CIO’s want to make sure their departments are viewed as contributing to their company’s or agency’s mission and strategic goals. Therefore, more and more CIOs are understanding the importance of developing a strategy for the IT department that is aligned with the overall agency’s strategy.
The Kerr Company has years of experience assisting clients with developing organizational strategies, and it brings this experience to bear to assist clients with developing and assessing IT strategic plans. The process for developing both types of plans are similar, with the one difference being that for IT strategic plans, the goals and objectives must be complementary to the organization’s overall strategic plan.
CIOs and IT managers must be able to correlate and align their current and planned activities to activities performed by the organization as a whole. The Kerr Company has experience helping with this translation and correlation. Lastly, we have experiencing assessing if the IT plans are meeting the defined objectives or performance metrics.