Managing Alignment Risks - Part I

Posted August 1, 2000 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies

Trying to achieve effective business-IT alignment is inherently a risky activity. It implies the undertaking of important decisions, under conditions of uncertainty. Typically, alignment decisions have long-term impacts, they are difficult to undo, and we are never sure whether they will produce the desired outcome. This scenario of uncertainty applies whether we're deciding on a radical change to our IT infrastructure or on a gradual change to our business processes.

About The Author
Alexandre Rodrigues
Alexandre Rodrigues is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence practice. He is Executive Partner of PMO Projects Group, delivering advanced project management training and consulting services to clients worldwide. Dr. Rodrigues has more than 25 years’ experience in project management and has lead the implementation of earned value management (EVM) systems for multibillion-dollar… Read More
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