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iTQP How We Add Value: Cost of Quality
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iTQP How We Add Value: Project Progress Reporting
iTQP How We Add Value: Quality Metrics and Sizing
iTQP How We Add Value: Important Strategic Thinking Ideas
iTQP How We Add Value: Transformational Changes
iTQP How We Add Value: Business Processes and Continuous Improvement
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iTQP Tools: Doormat
DOORMAT: A Framework for Requirements Maintenance.
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iTQP Tools: ValidationBench
The key to the power of many of iTQP’s software quality and validation offerings can be directly traced to our overall project delivery philosophy. Read more ...
iTQP Tools: AFTA
The Automated Fault Tree Analysis (AFTA) facility, originally developed to support missile failure analysis for the defense industry, assists project teams in identifying, organizing, managing, analyzing, and validating the root cause(s) of any type of system failure. Read more ...
iTQP Tools: PRAC
The Project Risk Assessment Calculator (PRAC) is a self-assessment tool designed to help project managers, IT leaders, and their business customers understand the various risks their project is facing and to offer suggestions on mitigating those risks. Read more ...
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iTQP Books: Technology, Strategy, and Leadership
A set of convergent forces is challenging fundamental assumptions about the role of organizations and how they deliver value to their customers.
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White Papers
iTQP White Papers: Maximizing Strategic Value
Ideas matter, but an organization aligned for execution is what delievers the value.
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iTQP White Papers: Project Management
Project management bridges the gap between strategy and tactics. It’s the difference between having a good idea, and actually being able to execute on that idea.
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iTQP White Papers: Value Driven Performance Ethic
In our experience high-performance organizations tend to share a set of recurring management and leadership characteristics. While each organization may actually choose slightly different tools or implementation approaches, successful companies nevertheless tend to operate in very similar ways. Read more ...
Technology, Strategy, and Leadership
by Wayne Smith
A set of convergent forces is challenging fundamental assumptions about the role of organizations and how they deliver value to their customers. These forces are reshaping the competitive landscape in profound ways. In particular, they imply a new set of organizational competencies that a company must acquire if it is to leap to the next level of performance and thus maximize its long-term shareholder value.
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Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • The IT Operating Model
    • Cost of Quality
    • Business Processes
    • Strategic Partnerships and Outsourcing
    • The IT Business Processes
    • Strategy and Governance
    • Solution Delivery
    • Operations
    • Portfolio Management
    • ITBench: A Value Delivery Platform
    • Organizational Choices
    • Centers of Excellence
  • The Four Forces
    • Birds of a Feather
    • Have It Your Way
    • Form Follows Function
    • You Gotta Experience It
    • New Business Models and Competencies
  • Project Management
    • Deliverables Carry the Value
    • Completing Deliverables
    • Packaging Plan
    • Software Economics
    • The Project Repository
    • Solution Models
    • Project Plan
    • Sizing
    • The Life Cycle Question
    • Managing Expectations
    • Requirements Driven Validation
    • Continuous Integration
    • Project Roles
    • Progress
    • Change Control
    • Risk Management
    • Quality
    • Project Feasibility
  • Inner Leadership
    • Values Not Behaviors
    • Management and Leadership
    • Balancing Priorities
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Annotated Index of Key Terms
  • Appendix: Strategic Quality Index
  • Appendix: Project Risk Factors