A key success factor for a successful company in a dynamic environment is effective and efficient information technology (IT) supporting business strategies and processes. In recent surveys however IT executives consistently name IT to Business alignment their top-concern. The alignment between business needs and IT capabilities is therefore still a prominent area of concern. This paper aims to contribute to the understanding of the alignment challenge by providing an overview of the development of Business and IT Alignment, the known insights and the still to be discovered considerations.
Silvius, A.J.Gilbert; de Waal, Benny; and Smit, Jakobus, "BUSINESS AND IT ALIGNMENT; ANSWERS AND REMAINING QUESTIONS" (2009). PACIS 2009 Proceedings. 44.