Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.21256/zhaw-3292
Title: The role of IT governance in digital operating models
Authors : Hitz, Christian
Schwer, Karlheinz
Published in : Journal of eastern european and central asian research
Volume(Issue) : 5
Issue : 2
Pages : 61
Pages to: 79
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Institute of Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Issue Date: 2018
License (according to publishing contract) : CC BY 3.0: Attribution 3.0 Unported
Type of review: No review
Language : English
Subjects : Corporate governance; ISO 38500; IT alignment; IT governance
Subject (DDC) : 004: Computer science
658.4: Executive Management
Abstract: Many researchers have dedicated their work in IT Governance, and numerous methods, techniques and tools for making decisions to align IT to a business strategy were proposed in the last decade. In the meantime, new digital business models developed rapidly and aligning business with IT has become more difficult than ever. Governance frameworks are widely used to reduce complexity in the decisionmaking process and organisations tend to use several topics related governance frameworks besides IT Governance. Different governance frameworks are related, dependent and interact under each other, and since they all have their own method of measurement and evaluation, the interaction suffers from a lack of data consistency or they do not take all dimensions of decision-making into account. Furthermore, the lack of consistency is caused by the definition of governance frameworks itself and leads to concurring goals among governing bodies. This paper proposes a design goal for a method of measurement by (1) critically reviewing the existing state of art of measurement and evaluation concepts of governance frameworks, by following a comprehensive review of the normative literature dealing with the measurement aspects of IT Governance, and (2) analysing a dataset (n=51) of a preliminary study done in spring 2017 with Swiss companies.
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Institute of Business Information Technology (IWI)
Publication type: Article in scientific journal
DOI : 10.21256/zhaw-3292
10.15549/jeecar.v5i2.210
ISSN: 2328-8272
2328-8280
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/16843
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