IT best practices: CIO Wisdom

Phillip A. Laplante, Thomas Costello

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The CIOs of IT industry think that the IT best practices fall into three areas; redefining the role of IT organization, infrastructure tuning, and process rigor. It organizations must engage in active self-promotion to maintain their position and influence within the corporate hierarchy. The IT organizations must develop a new quality of awareness in becoming a service provider to the business and a strategic partner who enables business vision through technology. The key stakeholders for information management should establish the governance models for centralized/decentralized information management, which could include the specification and management of guiding principles, rules of engagement, and key operational processes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)17-23
Number of pages7
JournalIT Professional
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Science Applications


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