[ Mastering the three worlds of IT]. Contents. Introduction. 1. Building an IT model. 2. Three worlds of IT. 3. Managing IT. 4. Introduction – IT adoption. IT Spending has increased sharply $ 1500 per employee in 1987 $ 5100 in 2003. How IT Has Changed Management?
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Building an IT model
Three worlds of IT
IT Spending has increased sharply
$1500 per employee in 1987 $ 5100 in 2003
How IT Has Changed Management?
Provides new ways to design organizations
Creates new relationships between customers and suppliers
Enables efficiencies in production and service industries
Changes the basis of competition and industry structure
Provides mechanisms through groupware for coordinating work and creating a knowledge base of organizational intelligence
Contributes to the flexibility an productivity of knowledge workers
Provides the manager with electronic alternatives
Executive arise Question about IT
“Why should we bother? IT isn’t strategic, so it doesn’t matter in a competitive sense. We should be minimizing our expenditures.”
“Whether IT matters or not, we shouldn’t be doing it ourselves.”
“Companies are becoming virtual, and software is becoming rentable, so why do IT the old-fashioned way [of building or purchasing?”
Ducati introducing the simulation software for
Enhancing experimentation capacity
- engineers built thousands of engines and motocycles and compared their performance without touching a sheet of steel
- Designers came to the trust the software so much.
In 2005, investment bank DKW introducing three network technologies : messaging software, employee blogs, and a company wiki
Allowing expressions of judgment
CVS : American retail drugstore
Redesigning business processes
- EIT gives managers confidence that employees will execute processes correctly
Standardizing work flows
- EITs can allow managers to get an accurate and up-to-date picture of what’s happening throughout the enterprise
- Extracting the maximum benefit from the technologies once they are in place
Applying the IT is no more giving the benefit, executive should know the exact charateristic of IT and enterprise.
Actively adopting and Exploiting the IT is also very important.