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Information Technology and the Modern Enterprise(s)

Which organizations do you most admire today? How do these companies use information systems? Do you think technology gives them an advantage over rivals? Why or why not?

Required Readings

Gallaugher, J. (2012). Information Systems: A Harnessing Guide to Information Technology. FlatWorld Knowledge. E-textbook Chapter 1.

Gallaugher, J. (2012). Information Systems: A Harnessing Guide to Information Technology. Chapter 1. [PowerPoint slides].

Laudon, K., & Laudon, J. (2012). Essentials of MIS. (10th Ed.). Learning Track 1: Systems from a Functional Perspective. Retrieved from

http://wps.prenhall.com/wps/media/objects/14071/14409392/Learning_Tracks/Ess10_CH02_LT1_Systems_Funct_Perspective.pdf

IBM. (2011, November 3). IBM turns change into opportunity in North Carolina. Smarter data centers. [Youtube video]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwipuAZoUvo

Laudon, K., & Laudon, J. (2012). Essentials of MIS. (10th Ed.). Learning track 2: The changing business environment for information technology. Retrieved from http://wps.prenhall.com/wps/media/objects/14071/14409392/Learning_Tracks/Ess10_CH01_LT2_Changing_Business_Environment_of_IT.pdf

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Which organizations do you most admire today? How do these companies use information systems? Do you think technology gives them an advantage over rivals? Why or why not?

The organizations that I admire the most today are those that have been innovative in their field yet able to remain financially solvent. Innovation is the key for allowing companies to remain ahead of the competition, and this is true whether the company is a healthcare ...

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This response addresses the advantages of possessing an innovative Information Technology department for 21st century businesses.

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