Successfully Aligning Business and IT

Venue: London

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Nov 26, 2009 End Date/Time: Nov 27, 2009
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Business/IT alignment is about the relationship between Business and IT, the role IT plays in the business strategy and the added value IT can offer in achieving the company's mission. This seminar introduces the major alignment concerns that companies face today and aims at offering a pragmatic approach towards alignment, which is underpinned with rock solid models and real-life lessons learned from various companies and sectors who have achieved better Business/IT alignment.

Delegates will learn:
• Alignment models and mechanisms for improving the relationship between business and IT
• Organisational concepts and impact towards alignment: what works and what does not?
• Positioning of IT, building trust and putting IT on the map
• Building a lasting relationship towards management and towards the board
• How to implement alignment, how to manage the change towards an aligned IT, and how to maintain alignment
• Best-Practice in alignment and how to avoid over-engineering of alignment structures