Reference and guide to SFIA version 6. Framework status: Canonical.

IT strategy and planning ITSP

The creation, iteration and maintenance of a strategy in order to align IT plans with business objectives and the development of plans to drive forward and execute that strategy. Working with stakeholders to communicate and embed strategic management via objectives, accountabilities and monitoring of progress.

IT strategy and planning: Level 7

Leads the definition, implementation, communication of the organisation’s strategic management framework and directs the creation and review of an IT strategy and plans to support the strategic requirements of the business.

IT strategy and planning: Level 6

Sets policies and standards and guidelines for how the organisation conducts IT strategy development and planning. Leads and manages the creation or review of an IT strategy which meets the requirements of the business. Develops, communicates, implements and reviews the processes which ensure that the strategic management of IT is embedded in the management and operational plans of the organisation.

IT strategy and planning: Level 5

Ensures that all stakeholders adhere to IT strategic management approach and timetables. Collates information and creates reports and insights to support IT strategic management processes. Develops and communicates plans to drive forward the strategy. Contributes to the development of policies, standards and guidelines for IT strategy development and planning.