When it comes to IT strategies, they should persist over time. The amount of time is a bit different for every organization, but as a rule of thumb, if the IT strategy changes every year or two, there’s a problem. That much variability sends the message that the IT goals and objectives are a moving target. Over time, this degree of erraticism leads to a lack of credibility and trust in the IT leadership. However, there is another way.
The following checklist is meant as a good place to start for a CIO or IT leader interested in creating a sustainable IT strategy.