Chapter 11 Mis Information Technology Case Study

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Chapter 11 Mis Information Technology Case Study

  1. 1. MIS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CASE STUDY – SOFTWARE COMPANY MICROSOFT
  2. 2. SUCCE$$ $TORY OF A $OFTWARE COMPANY HOW MICRO$OFT BECAME #1 $OFTWARE COMPANY HOW BILL GATE$ BECAME RICHEST MAN IN THE WORLD [Now one of the richest]
  3. 3. SUCCE$$ $TORY OF A $OFTWARE COMPANY THIRD RICHEST MAN IN THE WORLD MR. BILL GATES – Approx. $ 59 BILLION NET WORTH MR. LARRY ELLISON OF ORACLE – Approx. $ 26 BILLION MR. SERGEY BRIN AND MR. LARRY PAGE OF GOOGLE – Approx. $ 18.5 BILLION EACH A ppr o x. = b allp T hes a rk f e are ig ure s , jus a nid t to g e a e t
  4. 4. DESK TOP COMPUTER STEVE JOBS AND WOZNIAK IN 1976 STARTED APPLE COMPUTERS IN USA IBM WAS A MAINFRAME COMPUTER COMPANY IBM PERSONAL COMPUTER OPERATING SYSTEM
  5. 5. COMPETITION TO APPLE MAC APPLE MACINTOSH OPERATING SYSTEM MICROSOFT DISC OPERATING SYSTEM IBM PC AND MS DOS WAS SUCCESSFUL IN USA
  6. 6. GUI GRAPHICS USER INTERFACE WINDOWS 3.1 WAS LAUNCHED – READY MARKET OF MS DOS USERS MICROSOFT RETAINS # 1 POSITION
  7. 7. NETWORKING OF COMPUTERS LAN MULTI-USER OS NOVELL NETWARE OPERATING SYSTEM
  8. 8. MS COMPETES WITH NOVELL WINDOWS NT 4.0 COMPETING WITH NETWARE ULTIMATELY MS WINDOWS NT WINS – NOVELL LOOSES THE LAN OS MARKET
  9. 9. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES ASHTON TATE – dBase II – dBase III FoxBASE+ – FoxPro MICROSOFT TOOK OVER FOX PRO – ANNOUNCED MS ACCESS
  10. 10. MS WINDOWS SERVER 2003 MOST POPULAR LAN OS FOR ERP
  11. 11. IBM TRIES TO COMPETE WITH WINDOWS IN 1992, IN CHICAGO – WAR BETWEEN IBM AND MICROSOFT IBM LAUNCHES OS /2 – TRUE 32 OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS VS OS /2 – OS /2 DIES MANY OTHER SOFTWARE COMPANIES WERE LAUNCHING VARIOUS PACKAGES BASED ON WINDOWS – MS WINDOWS GAINS POPULARITY BILL GATES BECOMES RICHEST MAN IN THE WORLD SECRET OF SUCCESS – SDK
  12. 12. WINDOWS OS WINDOWS 3.1 WINDOWS 95 WINDOWS 98 WINDOWS NT WORKSTATION WINDOWS 2000 WINDOWS XP WINDOWS VISTA WINDOWS MOBILE
  13. 13. Windows VISTA We got into 39,000 stores for the launch in January 2007
  14. 14. OTHER BIG SOFTWARE COMPANIES SPREADSHEET SOFTWARE # 1 – LOTUS 123 TOP WORD PROCESSOR COMPANIES – WORD PERFECT – WORD STAR PRESENTATION SOFTWARE – HARVARD GRAPHICS PRESENTER
  15. 15. MS OUTPERFORMS ALL FOUR COMPANIES FORCING THEM TO CLOSE ! LAUNCHES COMPETING PRODUCTS – WORD – EXCEL – POWERPOINT OFFERS WITH 50% DISCOUNTS BY COMBINING ALL THREE – CALLED MS OFFICE 95 LOTUS TAKEN OVER BY IBM – BECAUSE LOTUS NOTES – SUCCESSFUL EMAIL MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE [FOR PAPERLESS OFFICE] – LATER KNOWN AS IBM LOTUS DOMINO
  16. 16. MS LAUNCHES EMAIL MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE OUTLOOK EXPRESS – FREE WITH WINDOWS OUTLOOK – FREE WITH MS OFFICE MS EXCHANGE SOFTWARE – COMPETES WITH LOTUS NOTES (NOW IBM DOMINO) OTHER TEN COMPANIES DIES WHO WERE DEALING IN SIMILAR KIND OF SOFTWARE PACKAGES MICROSOFT AGAIN GAINS POPULARITY AND BILL GATES BECOMES RICHER AND RICHER
  17. 17. PAPER LICENSE IF YOU HAVE 100 PC YOU NEED TO BUY 100 MS OFFICE MS OFFER ‘LICENSE’ TO COPY ON PAPER – CHARGES FULL PRICE COPY OF THE SOFTWARE – NO COST … ONLY PROFIT BILL GATES AGAIN BECOMES RICHEST MAN IN THE WORLD
  18. 18. "relational database management system" ORACLE WAS LEADING MS LAUNCHES MS SQL SERVER – IN 1997 STARTS COMPETING WITH ORACLE, INFORMIX, SYBASE, AND OTHER DATABASES RACE STILL GOES ON – LET US SEE WHO WILL WIN --- ??? – MS WILL BEAT ORACLE? MEANWHILE, MY SQL IS AVAILABLE FROM SUN MICRO (EARLIER IT WAS A FREE DOWNLOAD) RDBMS
  19. 19. INTERNET ERA BROWSER SOFTWARE REQUIRED TO ACCESS WEBSITE NETSCAPE NAVIGATOR WAS THE # 1 BROWSER MS INTRODUCED INTERNET EXPLORER COMPETES WITH NETSCAPE MS OFFERS IE WITH WINDOWS FREE NETSCAPE LOOSES THE BROWSER SOFTWARE MARKET
  20. 20. EMAIL COMPANIES STARTED MUSHROOMING ONE GREAT IDEA OF OFFERING EMAIL ACCOUNT FREE
  21. 21. SEARCH ENGINE MARKET YAHOO WAS LEADER AT THAT TIME, MICROSOFT LAUNCHES MSN SEARCH
  22. 22. COMPANY THAT IS COMPETING WITH MICROSOFT GOOGLE COMPETING WITH MICROSOFT FREE GMAIL LAUNCHES A PRODUCT COMPETING WITH MICROSOFT - FREE OFFICE SOFTWARE IS A FREEFROM GOOGLE ON THE NET
  23. 23. FREE OS LINUX INITIATIVE BY PROGRAMMERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD THE OS IS A FREE DOWNLOAD FROM THE NET BECOMING POPULAR AROUND THE WORLD GIVING TOUGH TIME TO MS RED HAT IS A LEADING LINUX SUPPORT IT COMPANY STUDY www.linux.org
  24. 24. WHAT IS LINUX? Linux is a free Unix-type operating system originally created by Mr. Linus Torvalds with the assistance of developers around the world The source code for Linux is freely available to everyone Causing a revolution in the Information Technology industry
  25. 25. MS Windows Server Environment is more reliable than Linux . Find out how www.microsoft.com/india/getthefacts/ TCO=Total cost of ownership—defined in the context of IT as the total price in money, time, and resources for owning and using hardware and software – Is considered to be an essential part of the MIS decision- making process and a useful metric for assessing the overall cost impact of an IT investment E.G. LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE CHOOSES MS WINDOWS OVER LINUX FOR RELIABILITY
  26. 26. SELECTING OS FOR ANY MIS IT IS NECESSARY TO CHOOSE A GOOD AND STANDARD PLATFORM IN CASE OF FREE SOFTWARE – WHO WILL TAKE RESPONSIBILITY IF SOMETHING IS WRONG THINK OF STABILITY AND SUPPORT – MICROSOFT LAN OS ARE MORE STABLE AND SUPPORT IS ASSURED
  27. 27. MS LAUNCHES SBS SIMILAR TO MS OFFICE MICROSOFT LAUNCHES ‘SMALL BUSINESS SERVER’ MANY IMPORTANT SOFTWARE IN ONE BOX – MS WINDOWS 2003 SERVER – MS EXCHANGE SERVER – MS OFFICE – MS FIREWALL AND MS SQL SERVER (ALMOST AT HALF THE PRICE
  28. 28. MS LAUNCHES SBS ATTRACTIVE OFFER FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZE COMPANIES – WHO IS PLANNING FOR ERP SOFTWARE MS TIES UP WITH DELL – DELL SERVER COMES WITH PRELOADED SBS
  29. 29. MICROSOFT ENTERS INTO ERP MARKET MS HAS TAKEN OVER NAVISION ERP SOFTWARE COMPANY NOW MS OFFERS ERP SOFTWARE CALLED ‘DYNAMICS’ COMPETES WITH SAP AND ORACLE CAUTION
  30. 30. $UCCE$$ SOME PEOPLE DREAM OF SUCCESS….. WHILE OTHERS WAKE UP AND WORK HARD AT IT

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