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Author Vaia, Giovanni, author

Title Reshaping the IT governance in Octo Telematics to gain IT-business alignment / Giovanni Vaia, Erran Carmel
Published London : Palgrave MacMillan UK, 2013
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series SAGE Knowledge. Cases
SAGE Knowledge. Cases
Summary The case shows how a technology services company shaped and reshaped - and reshaped again - its IT governance structure to better integrate the IT function with business clients. The company is a large Italian telematics provider - Octo Telematics - which is specialized in the provision of telematic services and systems for the insurance and automotive markets. During the period described in this case, the company was growing and globalizing rapidly. The desired alignment between IT and the business units is needed to promote behaviors consistent with the organization's mission and strategy. As Octo experimented with new processes, committees and reorganizations the company 'traveled' through several governance archetypes
Notes Originally Published InVaia, G., & Carmel, E. (2013). Reshaping the IT governance in Octo Telematics to gain IT-business alignment. Journal of Information Technology Teaching Cases, 3, 88-95
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Octo Telematics -- Case studies
Business -- Data processing -- Case studies.
Information technology -- Management -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Carmel, Erran, author
ISBN 1526477939
9781526477934 (ebook)