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IT Doesn’t Matter. Nick Carr. Questions. What does Carr mean when he discusses a vanishing advantage?  What is the advantage one gains from IT?. Questions. What does the commoditization of IT mean?  What is a commodity?  How do you make a product into something that is not a commodity? 

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It doesn t matter

IT Doesn’t Matter

Nick Carr


Questions

Questions

  • What does Carr mean when he discusses a vanishing advantage? 

    • What is the advantage one gains from IT?


Questions1

Questions

  • What does the commoditization of IT mean? 

    • What is a commodity? 

    • How do you make a product into something that is not a commodity? 

    • How does this Apply to IT?


Questions2

Questions

  • The examples of railroads and electricity seem to be similar to IT; are these analogies valid?

    • What is different about IT?

    • How is IT similar to these examples?


Questions3

Questions

  • What does Carr feel are the new rules for IT?

    • Do you think Carr’s recommendations are strategies that firms should follow?

    • Is there are role for IT in innovation and striving for excellence?


Generating premium returns on your it investments

Generating premium returns on your IT investments

  • What is IT Savy?

    • IT savvy refers to the planned, ongoing use of a set of interlocking business practices and competencies that collectively derive superior value from IT investments


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Generating premium returns on your IT investments

  • How does a firm become IT Savy?

  • What is helpful about viewing IT through the portfolio lens?

    • Successful IT portfolio techniques change the conversation from technical to strategic considerations by applying a commercial lens to IT investments

  • Why is this important?

    • the result is an allocation of IT assets that is appropriate for the company’s circumstances.


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Generating premium returns on your IT investments

  • What are the elements of this portfolio?

    • Infrastructure

    • Transactional

    • Informational

    • Strategic


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Generating premium returns on your IT investments

  • What are the hallmarks of the IT-savvy company?


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Generating premium returns on your IT investments

  • How do firms match IT-savvy practices and competencies with the IT portfolio?


Investing in the it that makes a competitive difference

Investing in the IT that makes a competitive difference


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Investing in the IT that makes a competitive difference

  • What has changed?

  • Who has been changed?

  • What caused the change?


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Investing in the IT that makes a competitive difference

  • What has changed? A new dynamic

  • Who has been changed? Everyone

  • What caused the change? Not just IT, but processes


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Investing in the IT that makes a competitive difference

  • The indicators in the research:

    • Concentration

    • Turbulence

    • Performance spread


Investing in the it that makes a competitive difference4

Investing in the IT that makes a competitive difference


Investing in the it that makes a competitive difference5

Investing in the IT that makes a competitive difference


Investing in the it that makes a competitive difference6

Investing in the IT that makes a competitive difference


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Investing in the IT that makes a competitive difference

  • So, when did all this happen?

  • What is the underlying cause?

  • How do they make it work?


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Investing in the IT that makes a competitive difference

  • So, when did all this happen? Mid ’90s

  • What is the underlying cause? IT/productivity

  • How do they make it work?Embedded in IT & Propagation


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Investing in the IT that makes a competitive difference

  • How do we see this evolve?

  • Who is responsible for making it all work?

  • What should the mantra be?


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Investing in the IT that makes a competitive difference

  • How do we see this evolve?It’s a self propagating cycle

  • Who is responsible for making it all work?Managers, of course!

  • What should the mantra be?Deploy, innovate, propagate…


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Investing in the IT that makes a competitive difference

  • Where will the next brilliant idea come from?

  • So, is management out of the picture?


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Investing in the IT that makes a competitive difference

  • Where will the next brilliant idea come from?The masses

  • So, is management out of the picture?Of course not; identify and propagate


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