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Information Technology and the Modern Enterprise (c)

How can an IT system initially help a company advance, but later become a requirement for that business to stay competitive?

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Cite appropriate sources and questions directly. Be sure to make the most effective case you can. Then present the best evidence you can, again citing three appropriate outside sources.
structured as a point/counterpoint argument

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. [Video File]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwipuAZoUvo

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How can an IT system assist a company in advancing in their industry but later become a requirement for that business to stay competitive?

3-4pgs, stating your position on these questions clearly and concisely

Cite appropriate sources and questions directly. Be sure to make the most effective case you can. Then present the best evidence you can, again citing three appropriate outside sources. structured as a point/counterpoint argument

Managing Information Systems Ten Essential Topics Xu, Jun, Quaddus, Mohammed 2013, XI, 166 p. 1 illus. A product of Atlantis Press

A IT system can be effective in advancing the company over its competitors by ensuring that value is added to the company in the form of information systems that possess the capability of contributing to each part of the businesses' organizational value chain that includes external ...

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This response addresses how businesses can gain advantage over the competition by incorporating innovations in IT systems into their business model.

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