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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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Questions
  • What does Carr mean when he discusses a vanishing advantage? 
    • What is the advantage one gains from IT?
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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?
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  • 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?
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  • 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
generating premium returns on your it investments1
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.
generating premium returns on your it investments2
Generating premium returns on your IT investments
  • What are the elements of this portfolio?
    • Infrastructure
    • Transactional
    • Informational
    • Strategic
generating premium returns on your it investments3
Generating premium returns on your IT investments
  • What are the hallmarks of the IT-savvy company?
generating premium returns on your it investments4
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 difference1
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
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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