After reviewing the material for this module, discuss the importance of aligning IT strategies with business objectives. Address the following:

    • How do you align IT strategies with business objectives?
    • What are the benefits?
    • What are the challenges?
    • What do you think is the most important argument for this alignment? Why?
    • How could you quantify this alignment to gain support from senior management? From IT?
    • Research a real-world case in which an organization aligned IT with business strategy and summarize the most important thing you learned from that case.


  • writing standards and APA style guidelines.
  • Be sure to support your statements with logic and argument, citing all sources referenced
  • Write four paragraph essays (Introduction, body and conclusion)


  • Chapter 12 in Information Technology for Management


Pollard, C., Turban, E., Wood, G. (2018). Information technology for management: On-demand strategies for performance, growth, and sustainability (11th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN: 9781118890790