This article focuses on the impact information technology and business strategy have on each other and how they can be optimally aligned, especially with respect to IT architecture and infrastructure, resource management, performance measurement, and knowledge sharing. Review this paper, then in your ePortfolio summarize the concept of strategic alignment. What does it mean? Do you believe your organization’s business and IT strategies are strategically aligned based on this definition? Share your workplace-based examples in Discussions.
The Impact of Information Technology and the Alignment between Business and Service Innovation Strategy on Service Innovation Performance
This paper explains the ways in which IT capabilities can be used to transform a firm’s IT investments from a knowledge-based perspective. Review this paper, then in your ePortfolio summarize how your company sustains its information system investment. Are there any best practices that you believe are applicable in other organizations? Share your workplace-based examples in Discussions.
IS/IT Capability and Strategic Information System Planning (SISP) Success
This article presents the results of a research project done in the Brazilian banking sector. The authors look closely at the circumstances surrounding the social dynamics of three different information system implementation efforts. Review this paper, then in your ePortfolio summarize the differences in social dynamics between the three information system implementations the author presented. What are the strengths and weakness of each of the three information system implementations? Share your analysis in Discussions.
The Interaction Between Individuals and Information Systems: Organizations and Individuals on the Same Side