The global skills and competency framework for the digital world

SFIA View: Strategy and planning

Strategy and planning

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Strategic planning ITSP

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Creating and maintaining organisational-level strategies to align overall business plans, actions, and resources with high-level business objectives.

Information systems coordination ISCO

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Coordinating information and technology strategies where the adoption of a common approach would benefit the organisation.

Information management IRMG

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Enabling the effective management and use of information assets.

Enterprise and business architecture STPL

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Aligning an organisation's technology strategy with its business mission, strategy, and processes and documenting this using architectural models.

Solution architecture ARCH

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Developing and communicating a multi-dimensional solution architecture to deliver agreed business outcomes.

Innovation INOV

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Identifying, prioritising, incubating and exploiting opportunities provided by information, communication and digital technologies.

Emerging technology monitoring EMRG

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Identifying and assessing new and emerging technologies, products, services, methods and techniques.

Research RSCH

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Systematically creating new knowledge by data gathering, innovation, experimentation, evaluation and dissemination.

Demand management DEMM

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Analysing and proactively managing business demand for new services or modifications to existing service features or volumes.

Investment appraisal INVA

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Assessing the attractiveness of possible investments or projects.

Financial management FMIT

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Supporting the effective use and control of financial resources.

Measurement MEAS

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Developing and operating a measurement capability to support agreed organisational information needs.

Sustainability SUST

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Providing advice, assistance and leadership to enable the organisation to minimise negative environmental impact.

Continuity management COPL

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Developing, implementing and testing a business continuity framework.