Using the BSC For Strategic Planning of IT (Information Technology) in Brazilian Organizations

Adriano Olímpio Tonelli, Paulo Henrique de Souza Bermejo, André Luiz Zambalde


This paper presents a method that integrates Balanced Scorecard (BSC) concepts and IT strategic planning (ITSP) processes. The resulting method was applied in two organizations in order to verify contributions of Balanced Scorecard regarding the identified ITSP problems. The development of this work was realized in qualitative, exploratory research based on two case studies. The results show that the use of BSC contributed directly to work with IT strategic planning challenges and involved middle management, multifunctional teams, and top management support, all beyond IT boundaries.


information technology strategic planning; balanced scorecard; information system management; IT strategic management; IT strategic alignment.

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