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Nordic IT Organisation 2014

DUBLIN, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p3k62c/nordic_it) has announced the addition of the "Nordic IT Organisation 2014" report to their offering. 

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Nordic IT Organisation 2014 - Theories, Practices and Results is written based on mainly the needs and requirements of the IT management of large Nordic companies. The target group of the report is primarily: CIO/IT managers, CFOs, Controllers, IT strategists, Consultants and CEOs. The report will however also be interesting for vendors of IT products and services in order to better understand their customers.

Nordic IT Organisation 2014 - Theories, Practices and Results is designed to map out how Nordic companies organise their IT function and align business with IT. 

This is done by:

  • Showing Nordic companies' IT priorities.
  • Reporting on the success in reaching various IT objectives.
  • Presenting the IT governance & management cost levels.
  • Presenting information on the IT funding models followed by Nordic companies and their satisfaction with these.
  • Displaying the level of IT budget centralisation.
  • Reporting on the strategic role of the CIO in Nordic companies.
  • Showing the decision rights allocation models followed by the companies and their satisfaction with these.
  • Reporting on the business-IT alignment measures taken by Nordic companies and how important they are viewed.
  • Displaying the organisational hierarchy of IT organisations in Nordic companies.
  • Showing the effects of how IT is organised on the success in reaching various IT objectives

Key Topics Covered: 

1. Summary

  • Introduction
  • Purpose
  • Method
  • Definitions

2. Key IT governance choices

  • Definition of IT governance
  • Basic IT governance models
  • IT funding models
  • IT decision rights models
  • Strategic role of CIO

3. Strategies for aligning IT and business

  • Difficulties in achieving strong alignment of IT and business
  • General strategies for improving IT and business alignment

4. IT priorities

  • Importance of IT objectives
  • Success in reaching IT objectives

5. IT governance & management costs

  • IT governance and management cost levels
  • Effect of IT governance & management cost level on reaching IT objectives

6. IT funding models followed

  • IT funding models followed
  • Effect of IT funding model followed on reaching IT objectives

7. Satisfaction with IT funding models

  • Satisfaction with contributions of IT funding models
  • Difference in satisfaction with contributions according to IT funding model followed

8. Level of IT budget centralisation

9. Strategic role of CIO

  • Frequency of CIO being member of company executive team
  • Perception of value making CIO member of executive team

10. Decision rights allocation models followed

  • Decision rights on IT strategy and direction - Allocation models followed
  • Effect of decision rights allocation model followed on success in reaching IT objectives

11. Satisfaction with decision rights allocation models

  • Satisfaction with contributions of decision rights allocation models
  • Difference in satisfaction with contributions according to decision rights allocation model followed

12. Business-IT alignment measures

  • Importance of measures for aligning IT with business
  • Implementation of IT-business alignment measures
  • Effect of IT-business alignment measures on reaching IT objectives

13. Organisational hierarchy

  • Average number of IT employees reporting to each manager
  • Types of IT organisation hierarchy structures
  • Effect of degree of hierarchy on reaching IT objectives

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p3k62c/nordic_it

Media Contact: Laura Wood, +353-1-481-1716, [email protected]

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