Survey on Strategic Alignment Business and Information Technology due to Managers Vision

Document Type : Research Article


1 Msc, Farabi Campus, University of Tehran, Iran

2 Faculty Member of the Institute for Research and Planning In Higher Education, Tehran, Iran

3 Professor, Farabi Campus, University of Tehran, Iran


Preset study is conducted to evaluate strategic alignment between business and IT in the view of organizational managers. Present study has used Luftman’s model on strategic alignment maturity and Gartlen & Shenks’ factors to promote alignment in order to evaluate alignment. Research statistical population consists of managers at High Education Planning and Research Institute. No sampling is conducted due to the limitation of statistical population and method is used. Questionnaire is data collection tool. To analyze data, strategic alignment maturity is used. Strategic alignment average is achieved 2.77 which shows that this institute is in the 2nd level of alignment maturity namely commitment level. Among strategic alignment aspects, communications, competency/value measurements, governance, authority, scope & architecture of IT and skills are put in the second level. Partnership is in the third level. Then, the opinions of business and IT managers were compared. Both groups evaluated alignment maturity level in the 2nd level.


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