Strategic Information Systems

This module provides business students with an understanding of the strategic role of information systems and technology in business organisations. Frameworks (e.g., strategic grid, strategic thrusts, customer resource life cycle) for analysing the strategic impact of information technology and the Internet on organisational and industry structures are introduced. Information systems that support or shape an organisation's competitive strategy are discussed. The module also examines the sustainability of information technology-based competitive advantage, strategic information risks, business-technology alignment, assessment of IT investments as well as various management issues and challenges in identifying, developing and implementing strategic systems.

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