IT Savvy: Governance Best Practices: Peter Weill: Via Research - Center for Information Systems Research (CISR)
Attended excellent webcast today, hosted by Mercury, where Peter Weill, MIT's CISR, discussed IT governance methods and best practices. Enjoyed his research that shows exemplary performers are able to turn lemons (negative NPV infrastructure investments) into lemonade (positive NPV business/IT investments) and regularly identify growth enablers that provide long-term strategic value. Exemplary performers' exhibit IT savvy (Peter's term) behaviors, which he expands on, in his research.
... "by making effective IT investments for their business strategy and enhancing the resulting IT portfolio with specific IT related practices and competencies. We call this set of practices and competences, IT savvy. " ...
The Center for Information Systems Research (CISR) conducts field-based research on issues related to the management and use of information technology (IT) in complex organizations.