Stories by Jim Carty

Why Business/IT Alignment Is Elusive

Successful business/IT alignment depends on completing projects that contribute to the company's strategic objectives. It sounds simple, doesn't it? But for some reason, it keeps eluding our grasp. It's an occupational hazard that IT executives deal with every day. They are aware of the need for business/IT alignment and achieve it on a peer level in the executive suite, but then something happens when the train pulls out of the station.