What Drives Business IT Alignment?
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.
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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. 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 proposes an Enterprise Architecture framework and tool to check business IT alignment along the multiple levels of an enterprise model. This paper discusses business/it alignment in the context of eBusiness. This paper evaluates the DeLone and McLean model of Information Systems Success, proposes a "3-D" extension to the model, and, proposes further research to perfect their proposed model. Is there a connection between business value and IT capability? Why yes, you proclaim. Now prove it! If you need help, this paper may be a good place to start. 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 presentation discusses business it alignment - what is it? why is it important? how to achieve it? 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 ... 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. The authors' research provides interesting insight into business it alignment: 1) there is no silver bullet to business it alignment 2) business it alignment requires six interrelated capabilities 3) there are five levels of it alignment maturity 4)... 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. 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 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 white paper discusses unit of work model pricing model for application services - identifying, measuring and pricing units of work is described for outsourcing work that can be adapted for an internal IT organization run as a business as well.
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