Strategic Planning and Business Case

Strategic planning is a disciplined effort to produce fundamental decisions and actions that shape and guide what an organization is, what it does, and why it does it-all with a focus on the future. Getting members of the same organization to agree on a strategic direction is difficult, but getting multiple organizations with different purposes and views to work together is a daunting task. The Strategic Planning page provides information on the strategic planning process and how this fundamental tool for information sharing and technology integration initiatives can help establish a unified project.
 


Business Case Examples

U.S. GAO - Agencies Strategic Plans Under GPRA: Key Questions to Facilitate Congressional Review

This document is designed to assist federal employees in improving agency strategic plans and to better support congressional and agency decision making. It describes six components identified in the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) of 1993 and the purpose of each, including a definition, and suggests key questions for consultation. The key questions are then integrated into a table for each of the six component areas, and space is provided to write in comments or answers to each of the questions.

Arizona Judicial Branch - Information Technology Strategic Planning

This website contains the strategic plan of the Arizona Judicial Department Information Technology program. It gives updates on completed plans, scheduled development, and organization of IT planning in the Judicial Branch.

Arizona, Maricopa County, Integrated Criminal Justice Information System Bi-Annual Strategic Business Plan

The purpose of the Maricopa County, Arizona, Integrated Criminal Justice Information System (ICJIS) Bi-Annual Strategic Business Plan is to provide a clear focus and strategic direction for the ICJIS Project initiative. The plan provides for prioritization by using cost-beneficial analysis and includes an implementation strategy and budget plan.

Arkansas Integrated Justice Information Systems (IJIS) - A Preliminary Strategic Plan for Improving Public Safety and the Administration of Justice with Information Sharing

This document serves as the strategic plan and systems requirements for the Arkansas Integrated Justice Information System (IJIS), including existing statewide systems.

California Department of Finance - Strategic Planning Guidelines

This document was created to assist California State agencies in understanding the planning process for strategic plan development and in defining performance measures that emphasize meaningful results.

Illinois Integrated Justice Information System (IIJIS) Strategic Plan

This page provides a link to the latest Illinois Integrated Justice Information System Strategic Plan revision.  It includes the framework for development of a justice information sharing capability in Illinois, with a primary goal of getting the right information to the right people at the right time.  Additionally, an outreach brochure and supporting documentation are available at the site.

Iowa Criminal Justice Information System Integration Plan

This document is the strategic plan for Criminal Justice Information Systems Integration in the state of Iowa.

Missouri Office of the CIO - Strategic Plan for Justice Integration and Related Documents

This page provides a link to Missouri's Strategic Implementation Plan for Justice Integration of 2001, as well as past Missouri State IT Strategic Plans and reference materials.

Vermont Criminal Justice Integration System - Information Technology Strategic Plan

This document was developed as the guide for improving public safety in the state of Vermont through the development of a cost-effective, integrated justice information system.

Virginia Integrated Criminal Justice Information System (ICJIS) - Strategic Implementation Plan

This information technology integration implementation plan describes priorities for the Commonwealth of Virginia Integrated Criminal Justice Information System (ICJIS) program and how the program proposes to organize and fund the achieving of those priorities.

Center for Technology in Government - And Justice for All: Designing Your Business Case for Integrating Justice Information

This guide provides advice and tools to help the justice professional design and present a strong, persuasive business case to public officials, community leaders, and other justice professionals. A companion document entitled ''And Justice for All: Designing Your Business Case for Integrating Justice Information - An Executive Briefing for Leaders of Justice Organizations'' highlights information that is covered in the larger document and provides concise, useful information for justice organizations that are beginning to plan for a justice integration project. An interim report entitled ''Reconnaissance Study - Developing a Business Case for the Integration of Criminal Justice Information'' describes the types of initiatives studied, along with their objectives and progress, and provides information for the understanding of business case development for justice information technology integration.

Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority - An Enterprise Approach to Justice Information Systems

This document summarizes the business case for justice systems integration in Illinois, details current issues, and proposes that integration of current systems will reduce redundant data and will provide more timely, accurate, and complete information.

Virginia Integrated Justice Business Case

This document presents justice integration in the state of Virginia, including history, business process analysis, functional concept of operations, functional system architecture requirements, and an implementation plan.