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Ken Gordon
Strategy Consultant, United Kingdom
The Venkatraman model for strategic alignment offers a framework for understanding the organizational drivers for technological development and alignment. These drivers will change over time and alter the loci of the decisions that will affect the technological strategy. However, strategy should not change over the short term. How then does the organization resolve conflicts in the direction of organizational drivers of technology strategy? I would posit that the perspectives offered in Venkatraman's framework should be viewed as being inclusive in the development of IT strategy and that the resolution of conflicts will be dependent on the technological maturity of the organisation. This is because the technological maturity of the organisation will impact positively on the ability of the various stakeholder to understand and appreciate the perspective of others in relation to the perceived developmental and maintenance requirement of the IT infrastructure. With this maturity (...) Read more? Sign up for free

  Maria Ford MBA

Strategic Alignment and In-House Talent

As reflected in the Venkatraman framework diagram, (...)

  Sunil Attarde

Business & IT Strategy

Good Article/post - Summarizes in nut-shell How I (...)

  Ken Gordon
Strategy Consultant, United Kingdom

Strategic Alignment and In-House Talent.

The technological platform of an organisation must (...)


IT & Business Strategy

Good overview of the effect of IT on Business Stra (...)

  Mark Tocco

Alignment as Process

The Venkatraman Framework is useful for establishi (...)

  Scott Scott
CxO / Board, United Kingdom

No Practical Application

Whilst the strategic alignment model is of concept (...)

  Ken Gordon
Strategy Consultant, United Kingdom

No Practical Application

Hi Scott, I have read your post with great interes (...)

  Ken Gordon
Strategy Consultant, United Kingdom

Alignment as Process

@Mark Tocco: Hi Mark, I agree with all that you ha (...)


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