An Artifact-Based Framework for Business-IT Misalignment Symptom Detection

  • Dóra ŐriEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 267)


Enterprise architecture-based approaches give an in-depth analytic potential for alignment and misalignment assessment. The ability to incorporate these analytic potentials is an ongoing concern in the state-of-the-art strategic alignment literature. This paper proposes a framework for EA artifact-based misalignment symptom detection. The framework aims to perform a systematic, EA-based analysis of mismatches between the business and IT dimensions of the traditional Strategic Alignment Model (SAM). By operating the framework, containing EA-artifacts and suitable EA analysis types are connected to typical misalignment symptoms along the traditional alignment perspectives. The operation of the framework is illustrated with a case study about a fleet management project at a road management authority.


Strategic alignment perspectives Misalignment symptoms EA artifacts Enterprise architecture analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information SystemsCorvinus University of BudapestBudapestHungary

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