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Business Case for IT Strategy

Building a business case for an IT strategy is essential to demonstrate that there is an alignment between the IT that is implemented in the organization and the overall goals and objectives of the organization. Being able to build a business case means that the investment in resources can be justified.

Based on the information contained in the Business Systems Plan and the Strategic Information Systems Assessment, write an IT strategy statement that details the following:
- Critical success factors for the IT manager
- A general strategy for how the IT department will determine congruence between the goals of the IT department and the goals and objectives of the case study organization
- A general strategy for how the IT department will support the goals and objectives of the case study organization.

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The alignment between IT strategy and the goals of an organization is crucial to the success of an organization. The IT strategy must be in strategic alignment with the activities performed by the functional groups within the organization. These include but aren't limited to human resources, finance, and manufacturing. For a strategy to be effective, the business and I.T. must adapt their strategies together. The political aspect of this relationship must be considered as well. This strategy must have the support of senior ...

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The business case for IT strategies are examined.

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