Communications of the Association for Information Systems


Due to the unrelenting pace of technological change, the task of managing an organization's IT portfolio can be formidable. Failure to accomplish this task effectively can expose an organization to technology failure and/or financial risk. This paper, based on discussions with a focus group of senior IT managers from a number of leading-edge organizations, outlines the challenges of managing the IT portfolio and presents recommended, "tried-and-true" strategies to tackle the problem.