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Isuzu Australia Limited: Implementation of Collaborative Systems Joel Augustine Dr. Stephen Huber CIS 109, Introduction to Management Information Systems May 22, 2016
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Suppose you have a business with many offices, manufacture plants or dealers. How would you distribute vital information to all locations? Would you send all information through snail mail, risking it getting there too late and missing an important deadline, or it not getting there at all? Would you hire a team of personnel to type it all up and send it out, risking errors, or would you choose to do it in the cheapest, most expediently way possible? Isuzu Australia Limited (IAL) had this same dilemma. What they chose would change the way they conduct business. What IAL did was change their way of information flow by using collaboration technologies. What do collaboration systems do for a business? Collaboration technology is basically a way of embedding the technologies into the way work is performed so that using them becomes a natural and accepted part of the job (Hamilton, Kass, & Alter, n.d.). Why did they decide to use collaboration technologies? They were using a system that was transferring information to their dealers manually. This proved to be very costly and time
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  • Spring '13
  • Collaborative software, IAL, collaboration technologies, Isuzu Australia, IBM WebSphere Portal

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