Chapter 11

Synthesis of Information Technology Strategy

The chapters in this book have covered two major areas.

Chapters One through Five (the first area) discussed the broad range of IT strategy and reviewed the linkage of organizational strategy to the IT strategy, the IT asset, organization-centric IT characteristics and capabilities, and IT strategy considerations.

Chapters Six through Ten (the second area) examined specific examples of IT strategy. These examples largely drew upon the experiences of Partners HealthCare and covered high performance medicine (HPM), personalized medicine, service-oriented architecture (SOA), health care reform, and population health. Each of these chapters touched on aspects of the material covered in Chapters ...

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