Developmental effectiveness is a management concept for today's information services professionals who realize that the promise of modern information technologies requires a wide range of strategic management tools. Decisions must be made on integrating rapidly developing technology, updating skills and choosing employees with relevant experience. This study describes how to start a development effectiveness programme, how to make transitions, and how much they will cost. It also offers help on such diverse topics as keeping change from overwhelming companies and their employees, and raising money to update current business systems.
THE CURRENT STATE OF IS DEVELOPMENT AND POINTERS FOR THE FUTURE.
How We Got Here--Information Systems Development and Attempts to Improve Performance.
Leading Practices--And Where They Still Fall Short.
Characteristics of High-Performance IS Organizations.
KEY ISSUES IN ORGANIZATIONAL TRANSITION.
Total Quality and Process Orientation in Information Systems Development.
Organizational Design for Systems Delivery Effectiveness.
Why the Management of Change Matters.
Commitment and Justification.
A FRAMEWORK FOR TRANSITION.
Planning for and Managing Transition.
Transition Through Action: The Pathfinder Process.
Living with the Future: Internalizing Continuous Improvement.
References and Bibliography.
Series: Ernst & Young Information Technology Series
Number Of Pages: 408
Published: 16th March 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.0
Weight (kg): 0.73
Edition Number: 1