Strategy-Technology Alignment: Deriving Business Value from ICT Projects

Essential reading for IT professionals looking to leverage their projects. While all projects may appear to be worth while, it is often challenging to maximize the benefit of IT projects. This book is an exemplarary guide for professionals, academics and students alike.

By Paul Griffiths

Chapter 1 - Theory-Building through Comparative Analysis

Chapter 2 - Market Power as a Driver for ICT Investment Decisions

Chapter 3 - Approach for Extending the Theory

Chapter 4 - Defining Post-Merger IS Integration Success in a Manufacturing Outfit (Finland)

Chapter 5 - Collective Use of a Hotel Management Core System (Australia)

Chapter 6 - Better Control at the Cost of Rigidity in Manufacturing (Ireland)

Chapter 7 - Consequences of Failing to Align Key Stakeholders in an ERP Implementation (UK,

Manufacturing)

Chapter 8 - Supporting Healthy Growth in a Building Contractor (UK)

Chapter 9 - The importance of strategic alignment for CRM

Chapter 10 - Valuing Tacit Knowledge in Engineering Services (Netherlands)

Chapter 11 - Discussing the Cases vis-a-vis the Theory

Chapter 12 - Pursuing Value through Strategy-Technology Alignment

Chapter 13 - Reflections, Conclusions and Managerial Implications