IT Budgeting and Decision Making: Maximizing Your Government's Technology Investments
This book explains how the budget process can be combined with concepts of IT governance to allocate technology dollars to the most promising uses and to create the management systems needed to achieve every possible benefit from technology budgets. IT governance specifies the decision rights and accountability framework to encourage desirable behavior in the use of IT. Recognized in the private sector as crucial, IT governance is getting increasing attention in the public sector. This publication demonstrates the important role financial professionals have in IT governance given its close connection to IT budgeting and financial decision making.