Cormack, Sandra and Cater-Steel, Aileen and Nord, Jeretta Horn and Nord, G. Daryl (2002) The IT-business partnership: exploring a troubled relationship. In: ISOneWorld Conference, 4-5 April 2002, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
[Abstract]: Managing the business relationship between information technology (IT) and business professionals is critical to the success of an organisation. For the IT group to add value to the business, a healthy IT-business relationship is absolutely essential. Unfortunately though in many organisations, the IT-business relationship is riddled with problems. This paper first explores the troubled IT-business relationship, and then explores the troubled IT-business relationship though the application of a model to identify essential ingredients that are lacking in the IT-business relationship. Data is collected from interviews and a questionnaire administered to eleven IT and twenty-one business professionals in five Australian organisations. With knowledge of ingredients that are lacking in the IT-business relationship, practitioners can structure and facilitate actions leading to a more effective IT-business relationship, a healthier work environment, and ultimately greater success within the organisation.
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|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)|
|Item Status:||Live Archive|
|Additional Information (displayed to public):||No evidence of copyright restrictions|
|Depositing User:||Dr Aileen Cater-Steel|
|Faculty / Department / School:||Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Information Systems|
|Date Deposited:||11 Oct 2007 00:38|
|Last Modified:||02 Jul 2013 22:36|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||business relationship, information technology, business professionals, IT-business relationship|
|Fields of Research (FoR):||08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080610 Information Systems Organisation|
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