aligning business with it

How to Align Business with IT?

This paper discusses the reasons for the gap between information technology capability and business needs and proposes a solution for business IT alignment.

Bridging the Business and IT Strategy Gap

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 resource for any CIO interested in bridging the business and IT chasm. 

How Can IT Enable Business Success?

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.

Aligning Business Strategy and IT Strategy

This research paper discusses the development of information technology strategy to support changes in business model and strategy. Do companies at different levels of strategic maturity need different IT Strategies?

Does Business IT Alignment Vary By Business Type?

This research paper explores an interesting question: does business and IT strategy integration differ by the way an organization creates value? In other words, do some types of businesses require a higher level of business and IT strategy integration while some others can make do with a lower level?