عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Rapid development of applications of information technology in the third millennium and its enormous effects on the value chain of enterprises has imposed a strategic nature to this kind of technology. It is obvious that due to the influential role of information technology and its impact on enterprises we require to have a strategic view towards management of this technology.
In this paper we primarily introduce a brief history of the evolution of information technology and then we elaborate on the evolution of the various approaches of planning for information technology the main focus of each of the approaches in the planning process and various conditions and origins of every approach. These approaches are technological approach which focuses on efficiency alignment approach which focuses on change management and organizational change. Then we categorize and classify various information technology strategic planning models based on previously mentioned approaches of planning for information technology so that it can be helpful for information technology planners to choose their information technology strategic planning model based on an appropriate approach more conveniently.