83. Do I need an IT strategy and how is this different from a digital strategy?

An IT strategy helps you to align your technology with the broader plans and goals of your digital strategy for your organisation. A good IT strategy can support day-to-day operations as well as your strategic plans for the future.

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This resource explores what an IT strategy means and the value it can bring to your organisation. It looks at what you need to include to make your IT strategy achievable, relatable and, above all, successful. You can use this guidance to decide whether your organisation would benefit from an IT strategy. There is also a downloadable template you can use to structure your IT strategy document.


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