Resources Resources can be categorized into physical organizational

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Resources: Resources can be categorized into physical, organizational, technological and financial. They are unique, they give value to the business and they cannot be copied by competitors. Strategic awareness: This phase includes the identification of key planning issues, planning objectives, organizing the planning team and the encouragement of top level managers. Strategic analysis: This phase involves analysis of current business systems, current organizational systems and current IS. Also, it includes the analysis of the current external and internal business environment and the current external IT environment. Strategy conception: This phase contains the determination of main IS objectives, opportunities for improvement, alternative scenarios as well as the evaluation of opportunities for improvement. Also, it includes the definition of high level IS strategies.
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This is the pre-final version. The final chapter is available at: Kamariotou, M. and F. Kitsios (2018), Strategic Information Systems Planning, In: Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology , Fourth Edition, IGI Global Publishing, chapter 78, pp. 912-922. [see: ] Strategy formulation: In this phase, businesses select the most suitable scenario from the previous alternatives scenarios, according to new business processes and new IT architectures. Then this scenario is evaluated according to its strategic and technological impact. Also, in this phase, specific new projects and priorities for new projects are identified. These projects consist of specific activities which support the implementation of the selected scenario. Strategy implementation planning: This phase involves an approach and the actions of change management and the evaluation of strategic plan. Strategic Information Systems Planning: The process of finding opportunities through IT which will add value to the organization, aligning its goals with IT and increases competitive advantage. View publication stats
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