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Information Systems and Organization Strategy

Learn how the adoption and implementation of information systems impacts on organizational strategy.

Publisher: Saylor Academy
This free online course on information systems and organizational strategy discusses the relationship between information systems and organizational strategy. The course explores the integration of various organizational strategy aspects with information systems. By the end of the course, you will be in a position to map out the organizational strategies in consideration of information systems. This is extremely helpful knowledge , get started
Information Systems and Organization Strategy
  • Duration

    10-15 Hours
  • Students

    682
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This course begins with a general overview of the link between information systems and organizational strategy. The course looks into whether implementation of information systems offer a competitive advantage to organizations. This is then followed by a discussion on business processes and business process engineering. Do information systems contribute to business processes? This is followed by a discussion on the relationship between value chain and supply chain, the purpose of Porter's five forces analysis and rivalry among competitors in an industry. The course also explains the threat of potential new entrants to an industry and the power of suppliers to an industry and the limitations of five forces analysis.

Next, the course discusses the role of the people component in information systems. This elaborates more about the creators of information systems and the various career paths in information systems. This is then followed by a module on how information systems are developed this includes software programming and implementation methodologies. The course also elaborates the best decision for organizations on whether to build or buy information systems. This is followed by a discussion on the contribution of information systems to globalization, the digital divide and ethical aspects to do with intellectual property. Finally, the course discusses the future of information systems and current trends such as the Internet of Things(IoT).

This course takes a closer look at the impact of information systems to organizational strategy. It outlines the various aspects to consider when choosing, integrating and implementing information systems in an organization. It also describes the current and future trends such as Internet Of Things (IOT). This course is best fit for anyone who wishes to learn more about the impact of information systems to organizational strategy and the future trends.

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