A Characterization Framework for Evaluating Business/IT Alignment Strategies

Lerina Aversano, Carmine Grasso, Maria Tortorella


In the last years, the alignment issue was addressed in several researches and numerous methods, techniques and tools were proposed. Therefore, a support for choosing the approach that is the most suitable one to a specific need is required. This paper proposes a characterization framework useful for evaluating different alignment approaches, with the aim of discovering similarity, maturity, capability to measure, model, asses and evolve the alignment level existing among business and technological assets of an enterprise. The proposed framework is applied to analyse the alignment research published in the Information & Management journal that that more published on this topic. The achieved evaluation results are presented.


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Paper Citation

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Aversano L., Grasso C. and Tortorella M. (2012). A Characterization Framework for Evaluating Business/IT Alignment Strategies . In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8565-12-9, pages 155-164. DOI: 10.5220/0004005301550164

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author={Lerina Aversano and Carmine Grasso and Maria Tortorella},
title={A Characterization Framework for Evaluating Business/IT Alignment Strategies},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},

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JO - Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - A Characterization Framework for Evaluating Business/IT Alignment Strategies
SN - 978-989-8565-12-9
AU - Aversano L.
AU - Grasso C.
AU - Tortorella M.
PY - 2012
SP - 155
EP - 164
DO - 10.5220/0004005301550164