IT Strategies for Business
By: Joe Peppard (author)Paperback
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Businesses of the 1990s and beyond must be information-based enterprises with an integrated IS/IT and business strategy. This text is, therefore, propelled by a powerful mix of beliefs: - information should be regarded as a key resource - no corporate strategy is complete if there is no IS/IT strategy - IS/IT is too important to be left solely to the IT professionals - planning for IS/IT should be an important and integral part of the firm's competitive strategy development - technological choices are essentially business decisions The special feature of the book is Part 3 which examines technologies likely to have major impact on business and IS/IT strategy and illuminates the nature of the strategic perspective on each.
PART 1 THE STRATEGIC DIMENSION 1. Using IS/IT to gain competitive advantage PART 2 STRATEGIC IS/IT PLANNING PART 3 IT AND STRATEGIC ISSUES 2. Open systems: making strategy decisions about an emerging technology 3. Communications 4. Electronic data interchange 5. Information system security 6. Trends in manufacturing systems management 7. Expert systems 8. Future technologies and their business impact PART 4 SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION 9. Implementing IS/IT strategies 10. Managing change in IS/IT implementation Glossary of terms Index
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