publication . Article . Other literature type . 2009

Inferring comprehensible business/ICT alignment rules

Cumps, B.; Martens, D.; De Backer, M.; Haesen, R.; Viaene, S.; Dedene, G.; Baesens, B.; Snoeck, M.;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2009 Journal: Information & management (issn: 0378-7206, Copyright policy)
Abstract: We inferred business rules for business/ICT alignment by applying a novel rule induction algorithm on a data set containing rich alignment information polled from 641 organisations in 7 European countries. The alignment rule set was created using AntMiner+, a rule induction technique with a reputation of inducing accurate, comprehensible, and intuitive predictive models from data. Our data set consisted of 18 alignment practices distilled from an analysis of relevant publications and validated by a Delphi panel of experts. The goal of our study was to describe practical guidelines for managers in obtaining better alignment of ICT investments with busin...
free text keywords: Documentation and information, Economics, Computer. Automation, Information Systems and Management, Management Information Systems, Information Systems, Information extraction, computer.software_genre, computer, Knowledge management, business.industry, business, Rule induction, Business rule, Business process, Information technology, Business requirements, Engineering, Strategic alignment, Marketing, Delphi method
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