This paper proposes an assessment approach for business IT alignment that is based on input from key stakeholders from across the organization. It shares the results from case studies applying this technique. Good read for the CIO to understand that without validation alignment is not real.
This paper presents a framework to measure business IT alignment and validates it with case studies. Excellent resource for the CIO (150 pages)
This case study proposes a framework for business IT alignment and test alignment maturity over time. An excellent resource for CIOs to understand how to align business strategy with IT strategy and assess progress of resulting value delivery. (150 pages)
This comprehensive example demonstrates the process of conducting an IT Assessment and using it to drive a strategic plan for information technology (IT) that optimizes costs while driving the organization's business strategy. (150 pages)
This global study explores the state of business IT alignment across industry – how well do companies align business with IT? what factors does an enterprise find the easiest to excel in and which the hardest?
The Strategic Management Maturity Model (SMMM) complements the Balanced Scorecard framework by providing an assessment of an organization’s relative position in terms of strategic management in a peer group. SMMM also provides insight into best practices by benchmarking across organization or departments.
This paper presents a tool – based on the Capability Maturity Model (CMM) – to assess the maturity of business IT alignment i.e. how well-integrated IT is with the company’s goals?
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?
This paper proposes a metamodel based on Jerry N. Luftman’s strategic business and information technology (IT) alignment assessment approach and connects it to enterprise architecture planning.
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.