Business IT Alignment and Enterprise Architecture
What is business it alignment? Does the definition vary by the organizational role - from a CEO or CFO perspective? What is the connection between business IT alignment and enterprise architecture? A good start to get answers to these questions.
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IT Strategy is nothing without its implementation. How can CIOs get some "SOLACE" from their IT Strategy? Read on! Follow these 10 steps to align business and IT. Ever wonder what happens when business and IT are not aligned? Well, like most other things in life, there are symptoms of misalignment. Monitoring them and analyzing them can help you avert disaster. No business will ever reach the goal of “business and IT alignment”. Should this discourage you from pursuing business and IT alignment? NO! It is a worthy goal to pursue. Indeed, it is a critical one to pursue. You might never reach alignment but y... This presentation deals with business IT alignment from a capabilities perspective - actually actively promotes the use of capabilities based model and iterative development and implementation.
This paper describes a five-step IT Strategy process for unlocking IT’s full potential to deliver business value.
This paper proposes an Enterprise Architecture framework and tool to check business IT alignment along the multiple levels of an enterprise model. An excellent discussion on business it management - alignment and fusion. MUST READ!! Align business and IT strategy using Tracy and Wiersema’s Value Discipline model and "technology themes"
Business-IT alignment From a Value-Based Perspective covers the basics of it alignment, value modeling as a tool and provides an overview of VITAL - Value-based 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... This case study details business and IT alignment using the Balanced Scorecard (BSC) at a financial services firm.
Why is aligning business strategy and it strategy so difficult? This paper explores business and it alignment to identify the level of business alignment with it and the reasons for the continuing challenge of aligning business with it. This case study discusses aligning information technology (IT/ICT) strategy with business strategy using the Balanced Scorecard, at a multinational pharmaceutical company.
This presentation discusses business it alignment - what is it? why is it important? how to achieve it? This paper introduces business IT alignment, connects it to enterprise architecture planning, and discusses frameworks to measure, and assess it over time. Good Read! This paper introduces a framework for enterprise architecture for business IT alignment with organizational transformation. This presentation makes the connection between information technology service management (ITSM) and business it alignment. This paper presents an enterprise architecture methodology - Systemic Enterprise Architecture Methodology (SEAM) - for business it alignment. This presentation will help you understand what IT strategy is, what it means to align business and IT, and the steps required to create business IT alignment. A good read for the CIO who is trying to get on introduction to IT strategy. This research paper examines the impact of six factors on business it alignment (strategic alignment) namely, leadership, values and belief, IT managerial resources, service quality, and IT implementation success. The author's research hints at three things with business it alignment: 1) alignment improves organizational performance 2) formal organizational structure alignment does not help 3) informal organizational alignment does have a positive impact!
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