Strategic information systems planning (SISP) pertains to the process of creating plans for the deployment of information systems to fulfill corporate strategic objectives. Though practice of planning for Information Systems is in existence for more than four decades, SISP continues to be one of the major issues in the corporate environment with the increased focus on IS to gain competitive advantage. Numerous research articles have been written in the SISP area dealing with various issues involved therein. Research on SISP has evolved over a period of time with various themes dominating at different times. This research study will systematically examine the published research in the area of information systems planning to deduce the state of the art of the field and provides framework for future research.