Finally: Business-IT alignment is dead

Joe McKendrick nails it on ZDNet: ‘Business-IT alignment’ is dead… whatever it was

Long the subject of countless articles, blogs, and seminars: Do IT folks “get” the business? How do we achieve “business-IT alignment”?
Perhaps its time to put this tired argument to rest. IT folks not only “get” the business, they are the business.

But perhaps the time has come to stop talking about “alignment” as if the business and IT were separate organizations. They are one.