Information Technology Management with a Purpose:

business IT alignment (BITA)


February 22, 2014  3:21 AM

Effective use of BI

Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
BI, BI implementation, business case, business IT alignment (BITA), business value, dashboard, decision making, KPIs, Methodologies, Strategic IT

It was during a seminar a few years ago, organized by a leading software vendor, that I listened to the IT head of a large organization,...

December 24, 2013  11:15 AM

Business Process Management

Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
applications management, best practices, business IT alignment (BITA), Enterprise Architecture, performance monitoring, Process automation

Business Process Management (BPM) is a subject which has been discussed widely since early 2000s but did not go far during the early years after its debut. Like many other technologies this too was shrouded in mystery till it attained maturity over time. It is perhaps...

June 19, 2013  1:22 AM

Enterprise Approach to IT Deployment

Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
business IT alignment (BITA)

Use of IT in organizations is all pervasive. IT penetrates into every function and most users are dependent on IT systems in one way or another. It is not only large corporations today but the small and medium sector that are impacted by IT. Deployment and usage however differ from one organization...

November 19, 2012  8:35 AM

Mission statement for the internal IT organization

Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
BITA, business goals, business IT alignment (BITA), IT mission statement

IT departments in most organizations try to do its best to help organizations achieve their goals. Some of the IT departments are effective and some are not. Those who pursue their work with a purpose go farther than those who meander their way reacting to the situations as they arise. Those with...

November 5, 2012  4:31 AM

Does every company have an IT Strategy?

Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
BITA, budgeting, business benefits, business case, business IT alignment (BITA), business strategy, business value, CIO skills, IT budget planning, IT planning, seminars, Strategic IT, strategy

The term IT Strategy is a commonly spoken of and the subject is often discussed in various

August 21, 2012  3:48 AM

Professional development of CIOs

Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
business benefits, business IT alignment (BITA), business strategy, career skills, CIO career, CIO career development, CIO leadership, education

I had the opportunity to develop and mentor quite a few of my junior colleagues over the years. Many of them progressed well and some of them really rose higher and took up position of greater responsibilities. I realized that some of them had innate qualities and traits like forward thinking,...

June 5, 2012  5:43 AM

How important is IT?

Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
business IT alignment (BITA), IT as differentiator, IT as enabler, Strategic IT, top management buy-in

It is true that information technology, as a discipline, has made steady progress over the years. From being a back-end operation, IT today has come on to the forefront, impacting work in all organizations. While companies are embracing IT like never before, IT as a function still struggles to stay...

September 4, 2011  9:59 AM

How SMBs can use IT advisors to their advantage

Posted by: S R Balasubramanian
BITA, business IT alignment (BITA), Hiring consultants, IT advisors, IT budget planning, IT road map, project management

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