Strategic Alignment Model.
Strategic Alignment Model Read the article discussing Strategic Alignment Maturity, by Jerry Luftman, in the attached link: Alignment Maturity For your course project, document a Strategic Alignment Model for your organization as outlined in the article. In addition to the Snapshot you will create with this model, you will analyze where your firm is with respect to alignment and where it should be, and you will make recommendations on how your firm can close the gap in order to improve the value of the IT resource. Business Strategy Include the markets, products, services, customers and locations where your company competes. Also discuss major competitors and potential competitors that affect the business environment. Distinctive Competencies Distinctive Competencies Discuss the critical success factors and core competencies of your company that gives it a competitive advantage. Include items such as brand/reputation, research, product development, cost and pricing structure, etc. Business Governance Business Governance Discuss how you company sets it relationship between management, stockholders, and the board of directors. Include discussion of any governmental regulations and alliances and partnerships. Administrative Structure Administrative Structure Explain the organizational structure for the company’s business such as centralized, matrixed, horizontal, etc.