IT is pivotal to value designed organizations

IT managers are tasked not only to create IT value from cost reductions but also to communicate that IT is pivotal to value designed organizations.  IT management must understand the concept of IT value creation at the

strategic level in order to guide tactical processes, decisions, and operational improvements.  Promoting IT value is also a strategy for guiding organizational policy to guard information services and the IT infrastructure from

undue risk.  As an IT policy example, the module introduces a brief article discussing organizational continuity and disaster recovery plans.

œDiscuss and give examples of œIT value as an organizational strategy and as a basis for tactical plans. Why should IT policy and control be a prime concern to overall management in the selection and development of IT