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CW+: Analyst's take: Alfabet PlanningIT reaps rewards for decision makers

At the project level, the application enables IT administrators, project managers, architects, and developers to perform a variety of research tasks more thoroughly and rapidly. Alfabet’s planningIT is an application for enterprisewide IT planning and management.  The application is designed to support IT decision makers by enabling them to document and analyze their operating environment, as well as collaborate with one another when making investment decisions.  It also supports decisions at the project level, where employees such as architects need information about the operating environments in which they work.

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