Is Strategic IT prepared to see the forest for the trees? Let’s face it: A climate of doom and gloom has spread across nearly all sectors of the economy. From Wall Street to Main Street to the boardroom to the data center, tough economic times are driving a fundamental re-thinking of 2009 strategies and investment plans.
Last week, Forrester Research released The Forrester Wave™: Business Process Analysis, EA Tools, And IT Planning, Q1 2009. This was the second year that Forrester analyst Henry Peyret led the research, and this wave provides the broadest and most up to date coverage of EA and Strategic IT Planning tools currently available.
While the capabilities of the Project Management Office (PMO) range from best practice advice to project governing bodies, many companies are maturing their PMO organizations beyond delivering projects to become the cornerstone for Information Technology (IT) planning and governance. According to Gartner, “Through 2008, three out of four successful $500,000-plus projects will be planned and tracked with project support, while three out of four failed projects will not”.