IT-Business Alignment in a 21st Century Corporation

18 Pages Posted: 2 Oct 2012

Date Written: October 2, 2012


This article describes the main Enterprise Architecture Controls that are required for a modern 21st Century Corporation to align its IT systems to its business functions to operate effectively, such as: enterprise architecture framework, business operating model of the organization, business process narratives, enterprise architecture repository, management plan for designing and implementing an enterprise architecture framework and enterprise architecture development roles.

Keywords: IT-business alignment, business controls, enterprise architecture, soft controls, John Kyriazoglou

JEL Classification: A11, D20, G30, L15, M11

Suggested Citation

Kyriazoglou, John, IT-Business Alignment in a 21st Century Corporation (October 2, 2012). Available at SSRN: or

John Kyriazoglou (Contact Author)

University of Toronto ( email )

Woodsworth College
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G8

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