Chapter 9

Strategic Planning and Best Practices for IG

Start with Business Objectives

The IG team should begin their strategic planning process by listing and prioritizing key organizational objectives. These objectives may be quite broad; keep the list short. Then, put questions up for discussion such as:

“What discrete projects can we form and execute to contribute to the accomplishment of our overall business objectives?”

“What information do we need to help complete and maintain these projects?”

“How long will the information have business value?”

“How can we leverage the business value of this information?”

and so forth.

Align the IG Plan with Strategic Plans

The IG plan must support the achievement of the organization’s business objectives, ...

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