Compilation of ICT master plan

The purpose of preparing a comprehensive plan for the development of information and communication technology is to provide a roadmap for the next three or five years in the field of development of information and communication technology in the organization. This program will consist of a portfolio of various plans, projects / activities that are compiled and described in related areas and from different perspectives. In formulating a comprehensive plan, as its name implies, the emphasis is not on details, but with a broad and top-down view, the organization's ICT needs are identified in the long run and planned for its realization.The time required to prepare a master plan varies from three to seven months depending on the size and needs of the organization. The planning horizon in the master plan is usually considered to be three to five years. Be reviewed annually. One of the main prerequisites for developing a comprehensive plan for the development of information and communication technology in the organization is to determine the strategic components of ICT

These components answer the following key questions in the field of ICT:

  • Where are we?

  • Where are we supposed to be? (ICT perspective)

  • What are we going to do? (ICT Mission)

  • What should we achieve? (ICT goals)

  • How can we achieve what we want? (ICT Strategies)

  • What do we need? (Critical factors for ICT success)

Objectives of implementing the comprehensive information technology plan

  • Align ICT with the vision and mission of the organization

  • Long-term planning for targeted use of ICT in the company

  • Determining the position and role of ICT in the work programs of the organization

  • Integration of information systems

  • Improving the attitude of the organization management to ICT management as a value-adding unit

  • Foresight and consideration of investment needs in the ICT sector

  • Development of ICT goals and strategies according to the level of maturity and electronic readiness of the organization

  • Effective use of existing ICT resources for future projects

Phase 0: Organizational Architecture

  • Strategic information asset that defines the vision of the organization.

  • Information needed to realize the vision

  • Technologies needed to realize the vision

Phase II:

  • Architecture favorable business situation

  • Optimal system architecture

  • Optimal data and information architecture

  • Architecture optimal state of technology

  • Correlation of architectures

Phase One: Current Status

  • Business status architecture

  • Current status systems

  • Data status and information architecture

  • Architecture of the current state of technology

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Transition processes are desirable for implementing new designs in response to changing needs.