IT department managers say that an Computer & Information Technology Policies and Procedures Manual helps them with the volume of work standards that have mushroomed in their departments, ostensibly to implement accepted IT processes such as Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Capability Maturity Model (CMM), and others. Such standards are, of course, designed to help us gain better alignment with business goals and more efficient project implementation. Does using IT Policies Deliver Better Results? Continue reading Does Using IT Policies Deliver Better Results?
Strategies and tactics can be used to realize your goals and objectives, but how do you achieve strategic alignment between your business, departments, or the whole organization?
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As a manager, your span of control is simply the number of employees that report to you directly. Competent workers should have little need for managers to guide them. So, span of control is inversely proportional to subordinate competence, trust and layers of management. Do you know what it means to align your business by product flow? Continue reading What Are the Benefits of Product Flow Alignment?