This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: Learn about the capabilities and strategic values of I T Enables firms to offer products and services at: Any Time Any Place Regardless of business Major Capabilities: Overcome Business Barriers Optimize Resource Deployment Lower Costs Increase Revenue Increase Productivity Increase Quality IT grew in size to cope with increase biz transaction => increase transaction cost IT increase capability of an org to handle increase transaction without increase cost Produce products and services at a lower price than competitors e.g., Wal-Mart, Dell Sources of organizational costs: Resources (Money, Man, Machine, Materials) Time Quality Activities Transactions Organizational complexity Flattening of Organizations IT can be used not just to reduce number of staff but also to reduce organizational levels: Decision making pushed to lower levels Fewer managers needed - IT enables faster decision making and increases span of control...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 03/21/2010 for the course IT AB113 taught by Professor Tan during the Spring '10 term at Nanzan.
- Spring '10