Most companies waste billions of dollars on technology. Don't be one of them. If you need the best practices and ideas for unleashing technology's strategic potential--but don't have time to find them--this book is for you. Here are eight inspiring and useful perspectives, all in one place. This collection of HBR articles will help you: clarify corporate strategy with your IT department, fund only IT projects that support your strategy, transform IT investments into profits, build one technology platform for your entire organization, adopt new technologies only when their best practices are established, use analytics to make smart decisions at all levels of your company, and integrate social media into your business.
This collection includes these best-selling HBR articles: "Six IT Decisions Your IT People Shouldn't Make," "Getting IT Right," "IT Doesn't Matter," "Bold Retreat: A New Strategy for Old Technologies," "Information Technology and the Board of Directors," "Competing on Analytics," "Investing in the IT That Makes a Competitive Difference," and "Empowered."