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Corporate business services: Repurpose to reap value and flexibility
This article is part of the CIO Decisions issue of July 2010 Volume 3
This is the second installment of a three-part series on IT and corporate business services development and the business value of IT. In this second article, CIOs tackle services creation with a mix of old and new development techniques. In the first article in this series, CIOs shared their IT and corporate business services development strategies and the ways these services boosted revenue and built stronger relationships with customers. More on application and project development Finding an endpoint for agile projects Choosing an application architecture for the cloud Microsoft CIO Tony Scott predicts big changes ahead for CIO role One kiss of death for many IT and corporate business services projects is a lack of vision. The business does not plan for the future, but focuses instead on speed to market and cost. That is not to say that cost savings can't make or break a project, or that agile project practices designed to expedite service delivery are not the right development path to take. Agile development practices are ...
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An enterprising CIO finds that walking the walk with customers is key to provisioning IT business service ideas successfully into effective moneymakers.
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CIOs are in a prime position to shape new IT business services and shepherd the enterprise into new markets.
CIOs are taking a hybrid approach to the creation of IT and corporate business services, repurposing existing technology and adding new service delivery methods.