In the Lean/Agile community we talk a lot about autonomy, empowerment and self-organization. While all this can be extremely valuable, any organization also needs sufficient alignment, in order to be successful. Individuals, teams and business units all must be pulling at the same thread. Projects, initiatives and resources must be organized in a way that supports the company‘s strategic goals. In this talk I will discuss the concept of organizational aligment share some ideas what can be done to increase alignment.