Many IT projects have a low or negative ROI and are difficult to promote to the project prioritization committee. Ovum offers an IT project prioritization method that uses the strategic contribution of a project given current operational conditions.
- Strategic contribution, accounting for current operational conditions, is a better way of prioritizing IT projects
- ROI and risk are often inappropriate measures of an IT project's value to the organization.
Features and Benefits
- Understand how to prioritize IT projects in a way that makes sense and promotes wise decisions.
- Understand a prioritization method that allows for difficult IT projects to gain currency on the prioritization list.
- Introduces a new lexicon for informed discussions and decisions around IT projects
Key questions answered
- How do I prioritize compliance projects?
- How do I prioritize IT projects with no ROI?
- How do I get truly strategic projects on the agenda?
Table of contents
Recommendations for enterprises
Standard prioritization processes do not favor IT
ROI is an imperfect prioritization criterion for most IT projects
Risk is an imperfect prioritization criterion for most IT projects
Prioritizing IT projects requires strategic and current operational links
Introducing strategic utility to the prioritization lexicon
Evaluating strategic contribution
Positioning projects using the five-layer model.