Extended Enterprise - Adding value to IT services through strategic partnerships with outside firms and suppliers
Internal: BusinessProcessManagement considerations
One mechanism to achieve better alignment is to map existing IT processes against an appropriate reference model (e.g.CapabilityMaturityModel). The advantage of using this pattern is the relative ease at which a roadmap for improvement can be deviced. This is invaluable for project definition and funding purposes. There are downsides to using this approach, lack of implementation experience of management and project staff could impact investment returns and credibility. See more at http://www.softwaresixsigma.com/CMM_A_Pitfalls.htmTools and techiques and enabling technologies
Use collaboration and team building tools to the extent permitted by prevailing CorporateCulture?.
Value Chain analysis - see http://www.industryweek.com/section.aspx?sectionid=11
In the old days IbmCorporation has a process called BusinessSystemsPlanning?. WhatHappened?
ServiceOrientedArchitecture as an Enabling TechnologyManagement of this new environment extends past the traditional systems and applications to include administration of services and provide management visibility and control at the service level