CIS 66 -Management Information Systems - Group Work #5

CIS 66 -Management Information Systems - Group Work #5 -...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
4/3/12 11:29 PM CIS 66 -Management Information Systems - Group Work #5 Page 1 of 4 http://www.santarosa.edu/~ssarkar/cs66fl08/gw/gw5s.htm Group Work #5 SOLUTION - Case Study pgs. 230-231 . Case Study: Zurich North America Hunts Down Its IT Assets 1. Evaluate Zurich North America Canada using the value chain and competitive forces models. Why did IT asset management become so important to this company? Ask the students to brainstorm the five areas of the competitive forces model to see how a services company fits into the model since actual physical goods are not being distributed. Asset management became so important because weak and fragile equity markets and record low interest rates caused the company major financial losses. IT costs had to be examined along with all other areas of the business. 2. Why did
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
4/3/12 11:29 PM CIS 66 -Management Information Systems - Group Work #5 Page 2 of 4 http://www.santarosa.edu/~ssarkar/cs66fl08/gw/gw5s.htm
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/03/2012 for the course INFO 360 taught by Professor Wynne during the Fall '08 term at VCU.

Page1 / 4

CIS 66 -Management Information Systems - Group Work #5 -...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online