Day in a life of IT Operations organization - via HP Executive Scorecard

 

See how the HP Executive Scorecard can help with the primary roles of the VP of IT Operations'  into five broad categories:

 

  1. Shape and develop division strategy and organization.
    • Ensure proper report structure with divisions and departments
    • Help identify opportunities and areas for improvement

     

  2. Advise Sr Management on strategic IT business development and key corporate planning issues that relate and impact the operations of the company.
    • Determine resource allocation among divisions
    • Keep Management informed about business activities, performance, opportunities, and recommended courses of action

     

  3. Lead managers to evaluate and take actions that are consistent with the company's overall strategy.
    • Challenge basic assumptions underlying each division's operations
    • Act as a sounding board for IT Management

     

  4. Help set IT performance goals.
    • Develop operational goals for each group which are aggressive, yet obtainable, and tied to long-term goals of the company

     

  5. Monitor IT performance against performance goals to ensure progress is being made and corrective action, if necessary, is taken.
    • Ensure adherence to annual IT budgets
    • Build an organizational culture in which passion for continuous improvement is innate

 

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