Strategic Alignment of IS and ITStrategic Alignment of IS and IT

Jinfo Research Focus
January - March 2016

In nearly every research project Jinfo has undertaken for the past five years, a consistent challenge comes up as a barrier to innovation and progress: poor or non-existent relations between information services and information technology.

We believe alignment between Information Services and IT is one of the most urgent issues for businesses to work on in 2016.

In this Research Focus which ran from January - March 2016, we looked at how we can:

  1. Shift the worldview around IS/IT relationships

  2. Build better relationships with our counterparts in IT

  3. Work together with IT to make the most of the opportunities the digital workplace offers.

The must-read findings and actions from this Focus are:

  1. Alignment with IT Happens at Every Level - 5 Things You Can Do to Get There
  2. Learning Their World - 4 Steps to Strategic Interaction With IT
  3. Data Analytics - Get Ahead of the Next Information Frontier.

Each of these key insights is discussed in detail in the report, along with actions you can take to work towards alignment. Download now, or request your copy.

Read the report for further insights and actions:

The promise of the "information age" can only be realised when IT and IS, two critical areas of information-expertise, work together. We believe this is so critical that we've made our end-of-Focus report Insights and Actions from the Research Focus "Strategic Alignment of Information Services and IT" available to both Subscribers and non-customers.

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About this Research Focus

Co-producers Steve Bynghall and Scott Vine bring together their considerable experience to manage this Focus.

Steve Bynghall is a freelance consultant, researcher and writer, specialising in knowledge management, intranet, social business and collaboration solutions. He has authored or co-authored books and reports on many topics including intranets, enterprise mobility, SharePoint and crowdsourcing.

Scott Vine has over 20 years of experience working in the library and information sector, both in the public and private sectors. He is currently senior information officer for the Telecoms, Media and Technology practice area of the global law firm Clifford Chance LLP.

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