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Business and Information Technology Alignment Measurement - A Recent Literature Review

  • Leonardo MuñozEmail author
  • Oscar AvilaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 339)

Abstract

Since technology has been involved in the business context, Business and Information Technology Alignment (BITA) has been one of the main concerns of IT and Business executives and directors due to its importance to overall company performance, especially today in the age of digital transformation. Several models and frameworks have been developed for BITA implementation and for measuring their level of success, each one with a different approach to this desired state. The BITA measurement is one of the main decision-making tools in the strategic domain of companies. In general, the classical-internal alignment is the most measured domain and the external environment evolution alignment is the least measured. This literature review aims to characterize and analyze current research on BITA measurement with a comprehensive view of the works published over the last 15 years to identify potential gaps and future areas of research in the field.

Keywords

Fit Coherence Relationship Measurement Measuring Assessing Evaluating Qualitative Quantitative Model 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Systems and Computing Engineering, School of EngineeringUniversidad de los AndesBogotáColombia

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