IT Organization Building Process
IT Organization is dependent a clear set of IT Job Descriptions and a career planning system.
IT Job Family Classification System – Both in an individual’s personal career planning and an enterprise’s staffing, promotion and compensation it is important to have benchmarks on the levels that individuals are at. To that end, one of the best objective ways to meet this goal is to have formal job descriptions and clear paths for promotion and compensation.
Over the past three decades Janco Associates and its principles have created a set of 300 IT Job descriptions that are viewed by many as the industry standard. As a natural extension of that offering Janco has documented its IT job classification system.
A job family classification system is one that defines how individuals can grow in to higher level positions over time by providing benchmarks milestones that need to be achieved as they advance over time. This in time impacts the compensation that is paid in a fair and objective manner.
The traditional job families within an organization does not have clearly defined promotion paths. In addition compensation levels are often driven by factors other than an individuals capabilities and performance.