Track Information

Track: IT Governance and alignment

Business/Information Technology (IT) alignment is one of the most frequently addressed issues of IT and Information Systems (IS) management. It deals with the harmonization of business goals and IT goals on all organizational levels through appropriate decision structures, governance mechanisms, and organizational processes. Regarding these issues, IT governance constitutes a systematic approach suitable to solve the problems connected with enabling the business strategy with IT in organizations. Nowadays, IT governance and alignment have to be placed in the context of extensive digitalization of business and society as well as the diffusion of artificial intelligence, open innovation, and crowdsourcing both in the public and private sectors. Thus, IT governance is facing different challenges and requires new frameworks, methods, and theoretical perspectives. This track is aimed at presenting the latest developments and research related to IT governance and alignment presented from both business and academic perspectives.


Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Business/IT alignment modeling and models IT/IS strategy formulation
  • Digital transformation and IT governance/alignment
  • Digital Innovation and IT governance/alignment
  • Blockchain and IT governance/alignment
  • Business Modelling and IT governance/alignment
  • Business Model Innovation and IT governance/alignment
  • Collective intelligence and IT governance/alignment
  • Open Innovation and IT governance/alignment
  • Crowdsourcing and IT governance/alignment
  • Business and Enterprise architectures
  • IT governance/alignment in the public sector
  • IT/IS audit and control
  • IT/IS value delivery
  • IT/IS risk management
  • IT/IS performance measurement & benchmarking
  • IT resources utilization
  • IT/IS outsourcing
  • IT/IS compliance
  • IT governance frameworks i.e. COBIT/ITIL/ISO 38500 etc.


Track Chair:

Dr. Gianluigi Viscusi – Linköping University, Sweden, Email: