IT Planning is a process to establish clear objectives for IT organizations that link directly back to the enterprise's strategic business goals.
In even-numbered years, a structured IT Planning Process is used to publish State Agency IT Plans for the upcoming biennium. Those plans provide input to the SITAC Large Project Ranking process and are used along with content from Higher Education and K-12 schools to produce Statewide IT Plans.
Throughout the biennium, agencies must continue Involving ITD in Project Origination as initiatives arise that were not identified within their IT plan.
A clear Definition of Information Technology is helpful in determining the scope of this effort.
The State of North Dakota scores high in the most recent biennial Digital States Survey.