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The following recommendations can strengthen your strategic IT planning: Recognize how differently your organization may have to operate during the planning horizon. Make your organization's longer-term plan and strategic vision detailed enough to frame its IT strategy. Frame the planning effort with financial guardrails. Make "IT speak" the language of your organization's IT strategy development. Adopt only those new technologies with true business value. Ensure that your technology strategy is based on open standards.