In relation to business and IT alignment, it is important to consider both the IT governance and the enterprise architecture. These topics have become more prevalent in many organisations in recent years as the positive and negative impacts of IT have grown. This is because the role of IT has become embedded in the fabric of the organisation and the strategic nature of IT has been more evident.

IT governance

In understanding IT governance, a good starting point is to review corporate governance since this sets the overall governance framework and is potentially a key driver and provider of organisation principles. Corporate governance may be viewed as the alignment of the views and beliefs of organisation stakeholders ...

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