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Apr 14 2009   5:00AM GMT

The department previously known as IT



Posted by: BrentSheets
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CIO
IT/Business alignment
Mach Media
Peter Hinssen

Overview: “There is a fundamental dilemma in the world of IT: the technical challenges and opportunities have never been greater, but at the same time the role of IT and the role of the CIO has never been questioned more. The relationship between business and IT is in many companies at an all-time low. The model of Alignment that we’ve pursued for more than 20 years in IT doesn’t work anymore. It’s time for change. It’s time for a radical change in the relationship between business and IT. It’s time for Fusion.”

This free chapter has been selected from Business/IT Fusion: How to move beyond Alignment and transform IT in your organization by Mach Media. Enjoy the chapter and be sure to check out the related IT/Business Alignment resources listed below. Voice your feedback on this chapter or let us know of other books you’d like to see featured on the IT Bookworm Blog by leaving a comment below. Thanks.

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Peter Hinssen
Business/IT Fusion
Mach Media
December 16, 2008
9081324233
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