There is a huge gap between the IT and the business with the IT department

There is a huge gap between the it and the business

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There is a huge gap between the IT and the business, with the IT department believing they are not receiving ample support from the business to promote the realization of their value at the business. The implication of this affirmation is that the business has been wasting a lot of resources, regarding money and time due to the complexities that emerge in the execution and diluting the faith that people have on the savvy program (Avanade, 2014). The short staffing of the IT department has further complicated the relationship between the two departments as the claim by the IT is that they do not have enough manpower to meet all the demands put forward to meet the business needs.
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The Plan on How the Business and IT Can Work Together The plan on how the business and IT can work together to promote the delivery of the savvy store program starts the CIO Farzad Mohammed being an adequate budget to hire additional IT staff. Through this intervention, it will be possible for the IT department it meets all the deadlines set by the business operations departments, thus increasing the possibility of successful implementation of the savvy store program (Loshin, 2012). Additionally, the plan will include strategies meant to promote the integration of the business and IT production needs, which in this case will involve ensuring that the organization has a centralized communication platform that ensures there is adequate and time access to information. Ensuring that the IT department receives training on the diverse business presentations ensures that they can make their presentations effective enough for the business department to comprehend them without much struggle. It is imperative that the business division ensures that it hires the right individuals involved, ensuring that they not only access individuals with the appropriate technical skills but who can listen to the diverse needs of the business along with the perspective. Thus the individuals employed in the business should be the T-shaped professionals who are not just experts in their individuals’ disciplines but are conversant with the requirements of the business for its success (Rai & Tang, 2013). An additional
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  • Summer '19
  • Dr. Olouch
  • Management, business success

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