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Stop Talking About 'IT-Business Alignment' Now, and Start Talking About Business Performance

Published: 25 January 2010

ID: G00173436

Analyst(s): Richard Hunter , Dave Aron

Summary

"Aligning IT with the business" made sense in the 1990s. It doesn't anymore. Talking about "IT alignment" sends all the wrong signals.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Use the Head-of-Sales Rule
  • It Takes Time to Change the Way We Think — So Start Now

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