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Strategic IT Management

A Toolkit for Enterprise Architecture Management

Authors: Hanschke, Inge

  • Presents a practical toolkit for implementing strategic IT management
  • Based on years of practical experience and backed up by state-of-the-art research
  • Includes many checklists, guidelines, examples which help to enhance applicability
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About this book

For you as an IT manager, changes in business models and fast-paced innovation and product lifecycles pose a big challenge: you are required to anticipate the impact of future changes, and to make rapid decisions backed up by solid facts. To be successful you need an overall perspective of how business and IT interact. What you need is a toolkit, enabling you to manage the enterprise from a helicopter viewpoint while at the same time accommodating quite detailed aspects of processes, organization, and software lifecycles.

Strategic IT management embraces all the processes required to analyze and document an enterprise’s IT landscape. Based on the experience of many projects and long discussions with both customers and academic researchers, Inge Hanschke provides you with a comprehensive and practical toolkit for the strategic management of your IT landscape. She takes a holistic view on the management process and gives guidelines on how to establish, roll out, and maintain an enterprise IT landscape effectively. She shows you how to do it right first time – because often enough there’s no second chance. She tells you how to tidy up a IT patchworks – the first step towards strategic management – and she gives you advice on how to implement changes and maintain the landscape over time.

The book’s structure reflects the patterns that exist in strategic IT management from strategic planning to actual implementation. The presentation uses many checklists, guidelines, and illustrations, which will help you to immediately apply the content. So, if you are a CIO, an IT manager, a business manager, or an IT consultant, this is the book from which you’ll benefit in most daily work situations.

About the authors

Inge Hanschke is Managing Director of iteratec GmbH, München, Germany. She has over 15 years of experience in IT management, IT strategy and IT architecture as well as in software engineering and IT technology as a senior project manager and senior IT management consultant. Among her recent achievements is the launch of "iteraplan", the first OSS tool for Enterprise Architecture Management.

Reviews

"I recommend the book both as a wide-ranging introduction to IT strategy and IT planning and as a methodology reference source for experienced enterprise architects. Very hands-on, very practice-oriented, the book presents specific suggestions on how to structure Enterprise Architecture Management and take it into action, making work more cost-efficient for CIOs, IT managers and IT architects." - Rolf Wassill, CTO Swiss Life, Germany

"Architecture management for IT means much more than to design and to maintain blueprints and guidelines for software systems development. Like IT strategy and IT project portfolio management, architecture management for IT has many strategic implications and needs to be tightly coordinated with the business. This books therefore presents a practice-oriented approach to application architecture management for IT which is embedded in strategic IT planning, enterprise architecture management and IT governance, and which is linked to IT standardization. Special emphasis is laid on the organization (processes, roles, governance) as well as on situation-specific customization of the presented concepts and models." - Prof. Robert Winter, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland


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Buy this book

eBook $69.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-05034-3
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Download immediately after purchase
Hardcover $89.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-05033-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $89.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-42520-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Strategic IT Management
Book Subtitle
A Toolkit for Enterprise Architecture Management
Authors
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-05034-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-05034-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-05033-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-42520-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 342
Additional Information
Original German edition published by Hanser Fachbuch, 2009
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