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IT Strategy and Roadmaps

IT strategy and roadmap definition or refresh, strategy and roadmap implementation.

IT Strategy definition or refresh: Business challenges to be addressed

An IT strategy definition or refresh is needed when there is a lack of overall strategy and vision in the IT function, a change of business strategy or insufficient alignment of issues between business and IT strategies. 

Service contains

In this service, we:

  • Gather stakeholder expectations

  • Identify strategic priorities for ICT based on the business strategy

  • Identify the priorities for ICT capabilities and asset development

  • Document strategy and get sign-off from stakeholders

The value we provide

Midagon's team has a proven track record of defining and refreshing IT strategies across industries for various client sizes and types. Midagon's consultants have a deep insight into IT challenges and opportunities. Midagon provides its own modular approach that can be used to tailor the contents and depth of strategy as required.

Deliverables and project duration

As a result you will have an IT strategy and related communication materials. Typical project duration is one to two months, depending on the scope and starting point.

IT Roadmap definition or refresh: Business challenges to be addressed

We recommend combining this with the IT strategy definition. If the IT strategy is already available, we focus on creating a clear work plan and timeline for key IT transformations and improving existing roadmaps.

Service contains

In this service, we:

  • Identify key transformations and projects based on IT and business strategies

  • Plan the overall schedule, phasing and alternative scenarios

  • Validate plans and identify preliminary costs and resourcing needs

The value we provide

Midagon's team has E2E experience in both planning and implementing strategic transformations: we don't just create the plans but can also drive the entire strategic transformation. Midagon's consultants have deep insight into IT challenges and opportunities.

Deliverables and project duration

As a result, you will have the IT roadmaps including timelines, descriptions of task entities, preliminary costs and resourcing needs. Typical project duration is one to two months depending on the scope and starting point.

IT Strategy and roadmap implementation: Business challenges to be addressed

The overall direction, strategic context and roadmaps are known, but transformations are yet to be mobilised. 

Service contains

  • The program planning of selected roadmap items (structure, phasing, governance etc.)

  • Detailed planning of scope, business cases, budgets and schedules

  • Mobilisation of the transformation program

  • Day-to-day transformation program management

The value we provide

Midagon has more than a decade of experience leading various strategic transformation programs, including for example the following: global ERP renewals, IT infrastructure transformations, and IT operating model changes. After the initial strategy and roadmap definition phase, we can provide the full program management office and selected point experts to support the transformation. 

Deliverables and project duration

As a result, you will have program plans, scope definitions and governance-related deliverables. Typical project duration is several years depending on the scope.

Contact for more information

Ilkka von Schulman Midagon Oy