Against this background Arthur D. Little has developed an IT Industrialization Model that shows how levers such as standardization and automation can help achieve first class IT operations.
How to overcome the IT innovation dilemma…
…with incremental steps towards increased business value generation
Innovation Management can help to reposition IT from a cost driver to a value creator, and therefore boost operational efficiency, grow the business, and establish transformational opportunities.
‘Triangulate‘ your IT for Business Value
The days of IT as a pure enabler function for companies are over – and with it the role of the CIO/CFO. Instead, his role is shifting towards the ”balancing” power in enterprises, being responsible for operational stability, innovation and business value generation simultaneously.
A balanced approach to cost saving
The credit crisis, increasing energy prices and overheated stock markets are all indicators of a possible economic downturn. Like all budgets, IT budgets will be cut.
Cost Down, Environment Up
Green IT and cost improvement
Organisations may be tightening their belts in current economic times, but green IT’s global momentum shows no sign of slowing down, according to the Arthur D. Little market survey in January 2009.
Evolution of the species
Optimising the IT sourcing model
Few IT departments are in good enough shape to meet the challenges arising from the current financial crisis. Optimising the IT sourcing model can provide a solution. Arthur D.
Do more IT for less
Best-in-class companies act beyond pure cost-cutting in ICT
Economic downturns force a cost-orientation, especially for "commodities" like information & communication technology (ICT).
Mastering IT separation
Mergers and IT redesign
De-merger projects that split up a company to increase market visibility or operational flexibility need to consider corporate restructuring too. IT redesign has been proven to support corporate restructuring activities.
The CTO / R&D Director as an Enabler of Strategic Growth
Investments in technological infrastructure and innovation are still huge. While the definition of the role of the CTO running these systems is not focused, he continues to be a vital element of economic success in terms of innovation management.
Strategy, Information management
The Big Picture: An Overview of Electronic Commerce
The emergence of the Internet has given rise to four major application families: cyber communities, digital households, digital workplaces, and electronic commerce. Of these applications, electronic commerce has grown fastest.