Managing Change: Business/ It Alignment and Adaptability of Information Systems
The ability to adapt to frequent changes has emerged as a new paradigm for successful business operations. The paper outlines an approach for business/IT alignment taking organizational transformation into account. A framework for enterprise architecture is introduced which links business -, application -, and infrastructure architecture. Key element of architecture design is to account for interdependencies among the building blocks of architecture. Blueprints give a comprehensive view on the building blocks and how the interact.