center Programming Manager Coordinates all applications programming efforts Social Media Manager Coordinates all social media development efforts and all social media monitoring and response efforts Business Analyst Focuses on designing solutions for business problems; interfaces closely with users to demonstrate how IT can be used innovatively Systems Programmer Creates the computer code for developing new systems software or maintaining existing systems software Applications Programmer Creates the computer code for developing new applications or maintaining existing applications Emerging Technologies Manager Forecasts technology trends; evaluates and experiments with new technologies
Position Job Description Network Manager Coordinates and manages the organization's voice and data networks Database Administrator Manages the organization's databases and oversees the use of database-management software Auditing or Computer Security Manager Oversees the ethical and legal use of information systems Webmaster Manages the organization's website Web Designer Creates websites and pages 9. Zulily B2C at the end of the PowerPoint slides Buyers identify goods to be sold, negotiate with vendors Photographs sample items in-house, write ad copy Group items for 3-day sales events After event closes, zulily orders items from vendor, receives, packages, and ships to customers. (maintains no inventory) Vulnerable to vendors errors and mistake How They Do It “Continual innovation through investment in technology is core to our business” Internet, mobile technology compatibility Developed a proprietary technology platform to handle enormous spikes in web processing demand Extensive data collection and analytics capabilities. Use of Technology “To support continued growth, we must effectively integrate, develop and motivate a large number of new employees, while maintaining our corporate culture. In particular, we intend to continue to make substantial investments to expand our merchandising and technology personnel” Need to hire mid-level managers Finding and retaining merchandising and technology personnel difficult Growth-Management Problems Technology zulily uses is not ground- breaking Developed innovative application of information systems technology Applied it to a business opportunity Managerial skill to develop that idea
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- Fall '09