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The IS Management Guides

IS Management Guides Collection

OGC LogoProduced by the OGC, the government department responsible for ensuring projects run efficiently, the IS Management and Business Change Guides provide invaluable real-world experience in government and beyond. Each guide is structured in a clear, step-by-step way that sets out the issues, questions and techniques relevant to each stage.

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How to Manage Business and IT Strategies

IT is a key part of today's business planning, whether it is used for managing business information or supporting new services to customers. This guide discusses IT in business terms as a means of improving services and reducing costs.

How to Manage Business Change


Business change, whether planned or unplanned, must be managed if your organisation is to benefit. This guide explains how to manage the key components of business change - the organisation, its people, the technology and the external business environment.

How to Manage Performance


Most organisations seek year-on-year improvements as part of their key business targets. This guide (developed in collaboration with the National Audit Office) explains the principles of how to manage your organisation's performance by looking to the future as well as measuring past performance.

How to Manage Service Acquisition


Value for money is the prime concern when buying IT-related services, such as e-business. Achieving true value for money means finding the optimum combination of whole life costs and quality to meet the business requirement, not just buying at the lowest price.

How to Manage Service Provision