1. How can information technology support a company’s business processes and decision-making, and give it a competitive advantage? Give examples to illustrate your answer. 2. How does the use of the Internet, intranets, and extranets by companies today, support their business processes and activities? 3. Refer to the Real World Case on Sew What? in the chapter. In the company's early years, Megan Duckett lost a major contract because a prospective client said that without a Web site, her business "lacked credibility." Does this hold true today for all businesses? Why or why not? 4. Why do big companies still fail in their use of information technology? What should they be doing differently? 5.How can a manager demonstrate that he or she is a responsible end user of information systems? Give several examples.
ANSWERS TO REAL WORLD CASES
Case Study Questions
1.How do information technologies contribute to the business success of Sew What? Inc.? Give several examples from the case regarding the business value of information technology that demonstrates this conclusion. 2.If you were a management consultant to Sew What? Inc., what would you advise Megan Duckett to do at this point to be even more successful in her business? What role would information technology play in your proposals? Provide specific recommendations. 3.How could the use of information technology help a small business you know be more successful? Provide several examples to support your answer.
1. Information technogy doesn’t only support a company business processes,it is a urge for many companies these days to have this subject as their main vital component,cause speaking logically and look into reality,beside this is the age of technology,a company with a strong information technology infrastructure will dominating the others with improved factors of the company itself,like faster bussiness information...