Translate business goals into technology ones
Technology strategy is about understanding the top level business goals and translating that into technology goals. It sets the direction for where tech teams will focus the efforts and where budget should be allocated. Having a clear and well understood strategy is critical to business success.
Define target state and how to get there
Architecture is a well-defined practice for conducting enterprise analysis, design, planning, and implementation, using a comprehensive approach, for the successful development and execution of strategy. Architecture applies principles and practices to guide organizations through the business, information, aplication, and infrastructure changes necessary to execute their strategies.
Steer the course and realise the benefits
Having a strategy is no good if it's not broken down into deliverable plan. Programme Management is about understanding your capacity for change over time and bringing a large set of stakeholders on the journey. It is the executive function of delivery and includes governance and financial responsibility. Getting Programme Management wrong is not an option.