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2: Efficiency

Align Business and Information Technology to Meet the Mission Efficiently

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Meeting the mission efficiently means an organization does the right things, the right way, with as few resources as possible. An efficient organization gets more done with the resources it has by knowing how to deploy its funds, people, time and attention to priority efforts. Executive management is in the best position to determine their organization's efficiency overall. Cost performance, return-on-investment, productivity, and cost of quality are good ways to measure efficiency. CIOs are in the best position to evaluate the efficiency of IT solutions and their contribution to the mission. Research and interviews with government CIOs identify key recommendations to best align business and IT to meet the mission efficiently: