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Examining Strategic Information Technology In Relationship To The Need For Technology Modernization, Jill A. Brown Dec 2009

Examining Strategic Information Technology In Relationship To The Need For Technology Modernization, Jill A. Brown

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Strategic planning can be a critical business process for today’s organizations, especially for IT organizations that are facing continually changes in technology. This research was designed to investigate IT organizations’ use of strategic planning and determine if the organization uses their strategic plan to set project priorities. The second part of this research was to determine if the IT strategic plans are aligned with the overall organization’s strategic plan.

This research was conducted using a mail-type survey to IT Executives from organizations with sales/revenues under 100 million dollars, a maximum of 5000 employees, and SIC codes of ...