The Role of IT/Business Alignment for Achieving SOA Business Value - Proposing a Research Model

@inproceedings{Beimborn2009TheRO,
  title={The Role of IT/Business Alignment for Achieving SOA Business Value - Proposing a Research Model},
  author={Daniel Beimborn and Nils Joachim and Frank Schlosser and Bjorn Streicher},
  booktitle={AMCIS},
  year={2009}
}
What is the interplay between IT/Business alignment and Service-oriented Architecture (SOA) regarding the achievement of business value in terms of business flexibility? This paper introduces a conceptual model that derives propositions about how IT/Business alignment, IT flexibility, and business flexibility are interrelated and how SOA and alignment interact in order to increase business flexibility. We apply and integrate well-known multi-dimensional concepts of both IT/Business alignment… CONTINUE READING