Company: Pluralsight Author: Casey Ayers Full Title: Aligning IT And Business Strategies Year: 2018 Language: English Genre: Educational: Business and IT Skill Level: Beginner Price: - - Files: MP4 (+ Slides .PDF) Time: 01:31:17 Video: AVC, 1280 x 720 (1.778) at 30.000 fps, 450 kbps Audio: AAC at 72 Kbps, 2 channels, 44.1 KHz This course shares fundamental tips that will help you bridge technical divides in organizations, by putting shared objectives first and, by using a better understanding of the business's strategic needs and enhanced communication skills to succeed. Too often, the business and IT sides of organizations don't see eye to eye. This course shares some fundamental tips that can help you bridge this divide, no matter which side you may find yourself on. In this course, Aligning IT and Business Strategies you'll discover how to better understand and express the strategic goals of organizations. First, you'll learn how to describe and analyze your organization's value chain, in order to understand the impact it can have on the decisions your organization makes. Next, you'll see how effective collaboration strategies can help you bridge knowledge gaps and differences in backgrounds. Finally, you'll explore how taking an enterprise architecture approach to your organization's planning can result in better alignment between your IT and business strategies. By the end of this course, you'll be better prepared to collaborate with others in your organization, regardless of their technical acumen, in order to achieve success. Lessons: Course Overview 01. Course Overview Understanding Business Strategy 02. Course Introduction 03. Mission, Vision, and Values 04. Organizational Goals & Initiatives 05. Environmental Analysis & Needs Assessment 06. Competitive Advantages & Product Differentiation 07. Financial Considerations & Organizational Buy-in 08. Growth & Scalability 09. Module Review Understanding the Value Chain 10. Module Introduction 11. Defining the Value Chain 12. Applying the Value Chain 13. Module Review Effective Communication Strategies 14. Module Introduction 15. The Standard Communications Model 16. Collaboration Methods 17. Educated Empathy 18. Resolving Conflicts 19. Methods for Sharing Information 20. Module Review Planning the Enterprise Architecture 21. Module Introduction 22. Exploring Enterprise Architecture 23. The Benefits of Enterprise Architecture 24. Maintaining Alignment of IT & Business Strategies Our members see more. Join us! ------------- Our members see more. Join us!