This paraphrase headline is the result from Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit 2012
Does your organization currently have a formal technology measurement program in place?
The aim of the Summit was to help multibillion dollar and global organizations – answer the question and – navigate the center of change to deliver business value, growth and transformation. The answer outlines the importance to focus on your core competencies, both business and with technology. Something that should be mirrored in your organization’s Innovative Blueprint The message targeted large, global and enterprise organizations, but it applies to all organizations as a worldwide business and technology standard.
If multibillion-dollar organizations have challenges navigating change, imagine what your firm faces. The way organizations guide their technology investments and the influence they have on business remains disconnected. This disconnect prevents their technology investments from producing business value, according to Gartner.
However you manage your technology investments, your technology investments must focus on the behaviors that direct change and support decision-making by business leaders.
“We’ve witnessed a change in mindset, execution and delivery of technology. The value of technology is not simply ‘doing technology.’ But rather how it helps expand your business.
"How does it support senior executives to respond to business threats and opportunities” said Mr. Brian Burke, research vice president at Gartner.
Mr. Burke suggest that “technology leaders must shift their focus to create working and measurable results. These results address specific business goals and work with other business and technology disciplines such as: Business-Process-Management (BPM), Program and Portfolio Management (PPM), Business-Information (BI), finance and human resources. Doing so leverages their efforts and move to value-driven technology.”
Gartner grouped five types of technology results. This will help secure your technology investment carry out business value, with the right balance of resource investment (time, energy and money):
bEffective 500+ technology projects (Customer Relationship Management and Enterprise Resource Planning) experience can help you gain all five deliverables.