What Helps Business IT Alignment?
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!
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. 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 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!! A very good discussion on developing IT Strategy including detailed steps and explanations. Must Read! 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 presentation discusses the challenges of business it alignment - what is business it alignment? what are business process priorities? what are managed IT services? This presentation discusses business it alignment - what is it? why is it important? how to achieve it? Alignment is an issue but are you focused on the right strategy to fix it? This one page poster summarizes the business value creation relationships - how to create business value? who does what in creating business value? how is everything connected - from business to IT and everything in between. This is an excellent reso... This presentation defines business IT alignment, discusses the difficulty in aligning business with IT and proposes a solution to the business it alignment issue. This paper presents the Oracle view on business and IT alignment. Oracle framework of business and IT alignment proposes three elements namely, management excellence, operational excellence and technology excellence. 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 whitepaper provides valuable insight into business it alignment, measurement of business value created by IT, measurement of this IT value and making better decisions based upon this measurement.
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. This paper introduces a framework for enterprise architecture for business IT alignment with organizational transformation. Prof. Luftman has proposed a maturity model for Business IT Alignment. Does that model cover the entire value chain? The author proposes a model that plugs this hole This one page poster describes a Business IT Alignment Maturity Model. This chapter presents the use of Balanced Scorecard to align IT with business. This presentation discusses business it alignment maturity - what is business it alignment? why is business it alignment difficult to achieve? how to assess business it alignment? This presentation makes the connection between information technology service management (ITSM) and business it alignment. The spectrum of views on IT goes from the far right aka "IT doesn't matter" to traditional "IT is an enabler" to a more progressive "IT is a driver". Your problem: how to develop an effective IT Strategy? Read On>>
Is IT Value compromised because of the strained relationship between business and IT? How can the CIO overcome this challenge? This paper presents an enterprise architecture methodology - Systemic Enterprise Architecture Methodology (SEAM) - for business it alignment. This excellent presentation by a CIO provides a roadmap for IT success - clear undestanding of business needs, identify IT capability to meet those needs, seek appropriate level of funding for IT, and use IT to deliver business results consistently. This article describes a tool/framework to measure and address business it alignment. This presentation demonstrates the chasm between business, and IT, dives into the root causes of mis-alignment, and proposes restructuring the entire IT Organization to create effective business IT alignment. An excellent treatment of business IT ali... This article takes on the issue of demand and supply mismanagement and provides a solution. Excellent read!
What are the factors that affect IT Alignment? How do they impact resulting IT Value? Read on to find out... The solution - you guessed it - is to apply a differentiated approach to each imperative. How does one create such a nuanced IT Strategy? This volume details a framework for establishing and maintaining a performance based management program. This paper describes the current understanding on business IT alignment and describes what needs to be done. Why does IT Strategy work sometimes and not others? Business IT Alignment, how Germans do it! Good Read!
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