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strategic information system

strategic information system

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strategic information system

  1. 1. What is Strategic information system? Introduced in 1982 by Dr. Charles Wiseman and primarily used within the field of information system, strategic information system are created in response to business initiatives to provide a competitive advantage. 9 December 2015 1
  2. 2. • They are those systems where information services resources are applied to strategic business opportunities. • Strategic information systems are always systems that are developed in response to corporate business initiative. • They mechanize operations for better efficiency, control, and effectiveness. Strategic information system 9 December 2015 2
  3. 3. Types of IS Information system Financial Operational Strategic 9 December 2015 3
  4. 4. Financial systems are the basic computerisation of the accounting, budgeting, and finance operations of an organization. Operational systems, or services systems, help control the details of the business. Strategic systems are those that link business and computer strategies • They are the systems where new business strategies has been developed and they can be realized using Information Technology. • They may be systems where new computer technology has been made available on the market, and planners with an entrepreneurial spirit perceive how the new capabilities can quickly gain competitive advantage. 9 December 2015 4
  5. 5. The Information system pyramid Strategic information system Management information system Operational information system DSS s and EISs Report generators PAYROLL 9 December 2015 5 At each level of the information pyramid there are also information systems which deal specifically with that type of information.
  6. 6. Characteristics of strategic IS Some characteristics of strategic IS planning are: Main task: strategic/competitive advantage, linkage to business strategy. Key objective: pursuing opportunities, integrating IS and business strategies Direction from: executives/senior management and users, coalition of users/management and information systems. Main approach: entrepreneurial (user innovation), multiple (bottom-up development, top down analysis, etc.) at the same time. 9 December 2015 6
  7. 7. Any queries……?? Thank you..! 9 December 2015 7

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