An Overview of Business IT Alignment
This paper discusses business it alignment - the concept of IT-business strategy alignment proposed by J. Luftman, J. Henderson et al. The concept of strategic alignment and its model are explained in the first section. The second section discusses key strategic alignment perspectives. And the last section describes the current viewpoints on business it alignment and its maturity.
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