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The Impact of Enterprise Governance of IT on Business/IT Alignment

  • Wim van Grembergen
  • Steven de Haes
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Abstract

Previous chapters described what Enterprise Governance of IT is about and how a set of practices can be leveraged to implement Enterprise Governance of IT. In this chapter, the impact of Enterprise Governance of IT implementations on business/IT alignment will be discussed. The first question is how an organization can measure and evaluate its current status of business/IT alignment. This discussion is supplemented with a benchmarking case, where business/IT alignment was measured for the Belgian financial services sector. Next, the impact of Enterprise Governance of IT practices on business/IT alignment is analyzed and illustrated with cases.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wim van Grembergen
    • 1
  • Steven de Haes
    • 2
  1. 1.Sint PauwelsBelgium
  2. 2.MalleBelgium

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