business it alignment benefits

Measuring the Value of Business IT Alignment

Can we measure the alignment of information technology with business? What is the value created by Business IT Alignment? The second question is somewhat more important because there is no sense in measuring something that does not create value! This paper presents a case study to illustrate a framework to measure business IT alignment, and its impact on a critical component of value creation: employee engagement. Excellent Read (100 pages)

How Does IT Effect Strategic Decisions

This paper presents a framework for the effective use of Information Technology in strategic decision making and to assess its impact in resulting performance gain or loss. What role does IT play in managerial decisions? How can we use of IT for better strategic outcomes?

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?

Business IT Strategic Alignment Lessons Learnt

This master thesis provides insights into business-IT Strategic alignment concept in theory and practice, and it addresses two important issues within business-IT strategic alignment – 1) define strategic alignment and alignment gap between business and IT strategy 2) how to manage strategic alignment – using a conceptual model validated by illustrative case studies.

A Market Driven Business IT Alignment Framework

This paper introduces a framework to align information technology with business based upon market demands – focus resources on IT initiatives that best meet market demands and stay away from those that do not.

Business Relationship Management Framework

This paper introduces a structured framework for business relationship management – to optimize the relationship between business and IT – and discusses an approach to implement it. A Structured Approach to Implementing a Business Relationship Management Framework.