Competing in the Information Age: Align in the Sand by Jerry N. LuftmanCompeting in the Information Age: Align in the Sand by Jerry N. Luftman

Competing in the Information Age: Align in the Sand

byJerry N. Luftman

Hardcover | August 21, 2003

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Like the first edition, Competing in the Information Age: Align in the Sand, Second Edition, synthesizes for practicing managers the compelling, recent work in this area, with themes that focus on the continuous transformation in business, the adoption of information intensive managementpractices, the improvement of information processing, and the alignment of business strategy and information technology strategy. Information technology management is now considered a core competency among managers. Rapid advancements in technology, dynamic markets, and the changing businessenvironment have created increased demand for professionals who can manage and deliver information systems. Information systems professionals, Chief Information Officers, Chief Knowledge Officers, as well as CFOs and CEOs, are required to lead and evolve information resources while partnering withcorporate management. This book shows IT professionals how to help their organizations achieve success through alignment and deployment of business and IT strategies.
Jerry N. Luftman is at Wesley J. Howe School of Technology Management, Stevens Institute of Technology.
Title:Competing in the Information Age: Align in the SandFormat:HardcoverDimensions:432 pages, 6.3 × 9.49 × 1.61 inPublished:August 21, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195159535

ISBN - 13:9780195159530


Table of Contents

ContributorsIntroductionSECTION 1: Align in the Sand1. Jerry Luftman: Assessing Strategic Alignment MaturitySECTION 2: Communications2. Jerry Luftman: Strategic Alignment As a Process3. Michael Earl: Integrating Business and IT Strategy Reframing the Applications Development Portfolio4. Jim Wetherbe and Glenn J. Browne: Recognizing the Functionality of the FutureSECTION 3: Competency/Value Measurement5. Jerry Luftman and Tim Koeller: Demonstrating the Value of IT6. Blake Ives, David Feeny, and Gabrielle Piccoli: Sustainable Competitive Advantage Through IT7. Sirkka Jarvenpaa and Kerem Tomak: Competing With Mobile TechnologiesSECTION 4: Governance8. Jerry Luftman: IT Governance9. Carol Brown: The IT Organization of the FutureSECTION 5: Partnership10. Sid Huff, Harvey Enns, and Scott Schneberger: The Influential CIO: Establishing An IT-Business PartnershipSECTION 6: Scope and Architecture11. Ted Stohr and Jeff Nickerson: Intra-Enterprise Systems Strategies12. Lynne Markus, Sheryl Axline: Toward The Future of Enterprise Integration: Inter-Enterprise Systems Integration13. Michael Earl: The Future Role of IT in E-Commerce14. Tom Davenport: Attention and Knowledge Management Strategies15. Erik Clemons: Strategic IT Infrastructure Considerations16. Jim Senn: Business and IT Infrastructure Strategies In An Ever-Mobile World17. Yolande Chan: Competing Through Information PrivacySECTION 7: Skills18. Eph McLean and Scott Schneberger: IT Personnel Strategies for the Future