The IT-CMF: A Practical Application of Design Science

  • Brian Donnellan
  • Markus Helfert
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6105)


The IT-Capability Maturity Model [IT-CMF] is a high-level process capability maturity framework for managing the IT function within an organization. The purpose of this paper is to explore and explain the IT-CMF as a “ method meta-model” for IT management, emphasizing the novel approach to addressing the application of design processes and design artifacts by means of a very structured use of engaged scholarship and open innovation techniques to the ongoing challenge of managing organization’s IT capability.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian Donnellan
    • 1
  • Markus Helfert
    • 2
  1. 1.National University of Ireland, MaynoothCounty KildareIreland
  2. 2.Dublin City UniversityDublinIreland

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