The business case for IT divisions to adopt best practices should be based on the potential to achieve a greater efficiency, a higher level of effectiveness, or to optimize costs for the organization. If any one of these three goals are met, the businesses supported by IT will benefit as their ability to achieve their objectives is heightened.
Before you send the next IT staff member to the latest certification training or devote time and energy to creating a project or adoption plan for a best practice, ask the following questions:
Answering the four sets of questions above will provide the IT organization with a better view of the value of a best practice adoption effort. The answers provide a foundation that can be used as a springboard for determining the next steps.
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