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The IT - IS and its influence Ppt - Unitedworld School of Business


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The IT - IS and its influence Ppt - Unitedworld School of Business

  1. 1. Management InformationSystems
  2. 2. Session 1IThe IT/IS and its influence
  3. 3. Information technology and businessare becoming inextricablyinterwoven.I don’t think anybody can talkmeaningfully about one without thetalking about the other”--- Bill Gates1 - 3
  4. 4. Information SystemManagementOrganization InformationSystemBusinessSolutionsTechnology1 - 4
  5. 5. 5IS The study of information systems is amultidisciplinary field. No single theory orperspective dominates. IS can be divided into technical andbehavioral approaches Apart from technology, IS requiresubstantial social, organizational andintellectual investment Information systems are socio-technicalsystems
  6. 6. 2 - 6IT’s Ability To ChangeStrategy IT can◦ Enable new strategies◦ Provide new ways to reachcustomers◦ Expand the markets in which the firmparticipates
  7. 7. 7Why IS Managers and business firms invest inInformation Systems because theyprovide real economic value to thebusiness. It is assumed that the return on ISinvestment will be superior to otherinvestments in building, machines, orother assets. These superior returns will be expressedas increased productivity, revenue,market-share etc
  8. 8. 1 - 8Contributions of IT New ways to design organizations andnew organization structures New relationships between customersand suppliers Opportunities for electronic commerce Efficiencies through EDI Changed basis of competition andindustry structure Groupware
  9. 9. 1 - 9Contributions of IT(Continued) Knowledge capture and accessibility Increased productivity and flexibility ofknowledge workers Electronic alternatives forcommunications and supervision Improved opportunities of competitionamong nations
  10. 10. 1 - 10Transforming Organizations WithIT A Technology-Form organization uses IT tobecome highly efficient and effective through◦ Electronic communications and linkages amongemployees◦ Trust based supervision◦ Delegation of tasks, data, and decision making◦ Networked computers◦ Highly automated production and electronicinformation handling◦ Virtual teams◦ Electronic linkages with customers and suppliers
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  13. 13. IS Components1 - 13
  14. 14. 1 - 14Key Themes in the Managementof Information SystemsTheme IssuesOrganizationalTransformationTechnology is bringing about dramaticchanges in organizations, markets,industries and economiesIT and corporatestrategyStrategy and technology are nowinseparableValue How to demonstrate value from investingin information technologyManagement oftechnologyIncredibly powerful technology isavailable; the limits on its use aremanagerial, not technical
  15. 15. 1 - 15IT Value Proposition Transformation technology providesvalue to organizations in the followingforms◦ A firm that is more competitive◦ Greater efficiencies in operations◦ A more effective organization◦ An improved work environment foremployees
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