University of Hertfordshire


  • Sulaiman Alfadhel
  • Shaofeng Liu
  • Festus Oderanti
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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationApplication of Decision Science in Business and Management
EditorsFausto Pedro García Márquez
PublisherInTech - Open Access Publisher
Number of pages22
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 12 Sep 2019


This chapter examines previous studies of alignment between business and information systems holistically in relation to the development of working associations among professionals from information system and business backgrounds in business organization and eGovernment sectors while investigating alignment research that permits the development and growth of information system, which is appropriate, within budget and on-time development. The process of alignment plays a key role in the construction of dependent associations among individuals from two different groups, and the progress of alignment could be enhanced by emerging an information system according to the investors’ prospects. The chapter presents system theory to gather and analyze the data across the designated platforms. The outcomes classify that alignment among business and information system departments remains a priority and is of worry in different ways in diverse areas, which provides prospects for the forthcoming discussion and research.


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