Assignment 2, Course 761.700.9R
Johns Hopkins University
The telecommunication industry is developing rapidly. In the meanwhile, E-business is in the development stage and our supervisors attach importance to the construction of information technology. So now it's a good time to promote informatisation. However, we may come across some obstacles in the process. First of all, enterprise information and computer resources are not fully utilized because of lacking of overall planning. Secondly, management infrastructure is relatively weak. A lot of work is still manual and management efficiency is relatively low. To be specific, order plan, procurement plan and production plan are out of touch; logistics control is weak; basic date management system has improvement space; CEOs cannot control the enterprise. In addition, financial analysis and accounting is neither timely nor accurate enough. Offers are not made timely, which affects the competitiveness of the enterprise. Finally, new product has a long development cycle and a high cost. My project specifically focuses on on optimization of management diagnosis and business processes and on construction of basic informatisation. There is a lot of research on the effect of informatisation in general, and whether it is an appropriate focus area for a corporation. Is having a focus on informatisation the right thing to do? Is informatisation a responsible strategy for a corporation? Defining the Concept
In order to address these questions, we must first define the concept of enterprise informatisation. Enterprise informatisation has no exact definition. In general, it means the enterprising use of advanced information technology (including computer technology, communication technology and automation technology) and modern management methods to optimize product lifecycles, including...