Part Three

The Information SystemsStrategy–Business StrategyRelationship

We now turn, in Parts Three and Four, to the contexts within which both information systems planning and information systems strategy take place. First, in Part Three, we consider the information systems strategy–business strategy relationship, while in Part Four we consider information systems strategy in the wider organizational environment. As can be seen from Figure III.1 (cf. the shaded portion of the diagram), our focus in Part Three is on aspects of the relationship itself (Chapters 10 and 11), on key strategic issues that have exercised minds in recent years, namely electronic commerce and the impact of the Internet (Chapters 12 and 13), and on the ever important ...

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