MIT-Lecture about business transformation

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MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT 15.565 Integrating Information Systems: Technology, Strategy, and Organizational Factors 15.578 Global Information Systems: 1 Spring 2002 Lecture 4 INTER- AND INTRA- ORGANIZATIONAL SYSTEMS
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Different Levels of IT-enabled Business Transformation Role of IT in business has shifted over time Trajectory of IT’s role based on two dimensions • Range of IT’s potential benefits • Degree of organizational transformation Premise: The benefits of IT deployment are marginal if only superimposed on existing organizational conditions (e.g., strategies, structures, processes, culture, roles, etc.) 2
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Different Levels of IT-enabled Business Transformation High Degree of Business Transformation Low Business Process Redesign Internal Integration Localized Exploitation Business Network Design Business Scope Redefinition External Linkage Evolutionary Levels Revolutionary Levels Low Range of Potential Benefits High 3
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IT-enabled Business Transformation Evolutionary Change • Localized Exploitation • standard IT applied with minimal changes to processes • Internal Integration applying IT to integrate activities through technical interconnectivity and functional interdependence • External Linkage applying IT to automate exchange of information across organizational boundaries 4
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IT-enabled Business Transformation Revolutionary Change • Business Process Redesign use of IT to enable fundamentally different business processes and organizational designs • Business Network Redesign use of IT to create a new interdependent process across multiple participants in a business network
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