Your 2008 strategy and budget are probably all set. Now it is just a matter of tactics to implement your business and IT objectives for next year. Have you examined the top business initiatives and IT projects in the context of integration?
Unfortunately, companies historically design and deploy business initiatives and their supporting IT projects in business and application silos. They justify these projects with a solid business return on investment (ROI) based on very high expectations of what the business will get. The expectation may involve great looking dashboards, terrific visualization, real-time access and widely distributed reports.
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