Aligning IT processes with business processes is key to improving efficiencies for IT and reducing costs for the business. But first, the enterprise needs to select, adopt, and implement a governance framework against which processes can be aligned. This research note:
- Outlines the benefits of process alignment.
- Compares and contrasts four important governance frameworks.
- Provides a basic structure for adopting a framework.
Aligning business and IT processes begins with the selection of a governance framework. However, the enterprise must be firmly committed to the project and aware of its implications.