Achieving and Sustaining Business and IT Alignment

This article was originally published in 1999. However, it is on the money even today. Authors Jerry Luftman and Tom Brier walk through the issue of business and IT Alignment with specific examples and advice on how to achieve this goal. A must read!

Authors Jerry Luftman and Tom Brier discuss business and IT Alignment. What facilitates it? They call these enablers. What hinders it? These are called inhibitors.

Working with research and their own experience, the authors show how organizations can overcome the inhibitors and use the enablers to achieve and sustain the goal of business and IT Alignment.

This is an excellent paper that was published in 1999. It is still relevant.

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