Recent Patents to Support IS/IT Priorities Planning and Management

Author(s): Suzana de F.D. Daher, Ana P. C.S. Costa, Jonatas A. de Almeida, Adiel T. de Almeida

Journal Name: Recent Patents on Computer Science
Continued as Recent Advances in Computer Science and Communications

Volume 6 , Issue 2 , 2013


Alignment between Information Systems/ Technology (IS/IT) and a company´s business strategies has been widely discussed in the literature and remains a priority issue for the areas of business and technology. The issue involves questions of Information System Planning, Information Technology Governance, Investment in Technology and the important decisions taken in this context. Several studies and methodologies have been developed in recent decades to facilitate the strategic use of Information Systems and Technologies. Patents reviewed in this paper suggest inventions that attempt to support the management of IS/ IT or have methods that can be used to support different phases in this alignment process.

Keywords: Evaluating information technology, information systems, information technology, information system planning, information technology governance, information technology investment.

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Year: 2013
Published on: 12 May, 2013
Page: [99 - 106]
Pages: 8
DOI: 10.2174/22132759113069990002
Price: $65

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