Using this process, organizations are able to identify where the interlinked relationships occur. Profiling also identifies any common or causal factors between corporate, business and Information technology and more significantly, it elucidates hidden or not so obvious factors that would otherwise be overlooked.
In order for comprehensive profiling to be undertaken there must be a common objective between the three business components (corporate, business and IT) and a level of executive support and cohesion that will drive tri-directional communication channels throughout the business components."Cohesion of Enterprise Models". VIA NOVA ARCHITECTURA. 2008-11-30. Archived from the original on January 5, 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-28.
The process of corporate profiling ensures that all factors are considered, thereby significantly reducing the opportunity for Information technology Project Failure"Collaborating on Project Success". Collaboration: Development & Management. Software Magazine and Wiesner Publishing. February–March 2001. Archived from the original on 2001-03-04. Retrieved 2009-01-28.. Corporate Profiling is the first step to undertaking an IT implementation."The First Step to Successful ERP:Get Your House in Order". In Search of Business Value & ROI: Achieving IT Benefits Realization. Toolbox for IT. 10-11-2006. Retrieved 2009-01-28. Check date values in: