Information Technology and Corporate Strategy: A Research Perspective
The use of information technology (IT) as a competitive weapon has become a popular cliche; but there is still a marked lack of understanding of the issues that determine the influence of information technology on a particular organization and the processes that will allow a smooth coordination of technology and corporate strategy. This article surveys the major efforts to arrive at a relevant framework and attempts to integrate them in a more comprehensive viewpoint. The focus then turns to the major research issues in understanding the impact of information technology on competitive strategy.
|Author||J. Yannis Bakos and Michael E. Treacy|
|Keywords||Information technology, corporate strategy, management of information systems, competitive information systems|