Meta-modelling the Strategic Alignment Model for Aligning Information Systems Support to Specific Application Domains

Oscar Avila, Virginie Goepp

Abstract

In the current competitive worlwide market, Information Systems (IS) are today necessaries in order to support specific application domains or business areas that can give a strategic advantage to organizations. In this context, IS alignment that exists when the IS and business goals and activities are in concordance, becomes crucial. Several approaches have been proposed for building IS alignment. However, for aligning IS support to specific application domains it is necessary to deal with their specific characteristics. Reviewing the literature, IS alignment approaches addressing these specific characteristics have been proposed by extending the Strategic Alignment Model (SAM) (Henderson and Venkatraman, 1993). Nevertheless, means for building new models from the SAM constitutive elements have not been proposed yet. To cope with this lack, we propose two metamodels: the SAM static view metamodel and the SAM dynamic view metamodel. The instantiation of these metamodels enables the build up of new models addressing the alignment of IS support to specific application domains.

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Avila O. and Goepp V. (2015). Meta-modelling the Strategic Alignment Model for Aligning Information Systems Support to Specific Application Domains . In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2015) ISBN 978-989-758-113-7, pages 94-99. DOI: 10.5220/0005568300940099


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@conference{ice-b15,
author={Oscar Avila and Virginie Goepp},
title={Meta-modelling the Strategic Alignment Model for Aligning Information Systems Support to Specific Application Domains},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2015)},
year={2015},
pages={94-99},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005568300940099},
isbn={978-989-758-113-7},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2015)
TI - Meta-modelling the Strategic Alignment Model for Aligning Information Systems Support to Specific Application Domains
SN - 978-989-758-113-7
AU - Avila O.
AU - Goepp V.
PY - 2015
SP - 94
EP - 99
DO - 10.5220/0005568300940099