Change Management Contributions for Business-IT Alignment

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 183)

Abstract

Today, organisations are immersed in extremely changing contexts. In this boarder, organisations require to be adapted by introducing changes in order to survive. These changes likely impact Information Technology (IT) and Business domains. In most of the cases, the scope of the elements in these domains requiring adaptation is not well defined leaving out elements, what can lead to misalignment. That is why, it is important to know the impact scope with the purpose of performing a full adaptation. To the best of our knowledge, there is no Business-IT alignment research work dealing with this aspect. To cope with this lack, we propose a change analysis framework and a set of rules to estimate impact scope and potential adaptation. An illustrating example shows the applicability of our approach.

Keywords

Change forces Organisation Alignment Information Technology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Systems and Computing Engineering, School of EngineeringUniversity of Los AndesBogotaColombia

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