While there is no dearth of studies on strategic alignment between business and IT, there is a lack of end-to end modelling techniques to depict such alignment. This paper presents a new modelling tech-nique, by synthesizing two leading modelling techniques – (a) Archimate – the tool proposed by The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) and the Business Motivation Model (BMM). The contribution of this paper is that it presents a new, end-to end modelling technique that can link the IT capabilities to the business strategy, thus depicting strategic alignment. Additionally, through this technique, the paper also presents a new comprehensive model to explain how an Enterprise Architec-ture framework (like TOGAF) can enable strategic alignment between business and IT.
Bhattacharya, Prithvi, "Synthesis of Business Motivation Model (BMM) and ArchiMate: Towards a New Modelling Technique for Strategic Alignment of Business and IT" (2018). MCIS 2018 Proceedings. 35.