ISDT ASSIGNMENT TOSHIBA

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INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT
Name: Salim Jamaluddin Ahmed Baghouth
Student ID: TP023620
Intake: UC3F1402IT – BIS
Module Code: CT037-3.5-3-ISDT
Lecturer: Ahmad Jawwad
Hand In Date: 24th October 2014

Table of Contents
1.0 Introduction 2
2.0 Company Background 3
2.0 Current Market 3
4.0 Porter’s 5 Forces 4
4.1 Bargaining Power of Buyers 6
4.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers 6
4.3 Threat of New Entry 6
4.4 Competitive Rivalry 7
4.5 Threat of Substitution 7
5.0 Application Portfolio Management (APM) 7
5.1 Support Quadrant 8
5.2 Factory Quadrant 9
5.3 Turnaround Quadrant 9
5.4 Strategic Quadrant 9
6.0 Transformation Graph 10
6.1 Level 1: Localized Exploitation 11
6.2 Level 2: Internal Integration 11
6.3 Level 3: Business Process Redesign 11
7.0 Acquisition of new Information System 12
7.1 Benefits of In-Housing 12
8.0 Conclusion 13
9.0 References 14

1.0 Introduction
Toshiba Corporation is the organization that has been selected for this assignment. This assignment is divided into three parts, question 1, question 2 and question 3. In the first question the company’s Current Market, Strategic Grid, Porter’s 5 Forces and Transformation Graph has been discussed. The second question regarding the acquisition of new information for Toshiba has been suggested and concluded according to the new information system acquisition.
2.0 Company Background
The name Toshiba was adopted in 1983 replacing Tokyo Shibaura Denki as the companies’ official name. The organizations main objective was creating the World’s First and World’s Number One products and services to overcome amid global competition and become an even powerful global contender. Toshiba Corporation continues its focus on restructuring businesses to reinforce their earnings whilst seeking to convert its whole business structure by pursuing growth sectors and upcoming businesses. Toshiba’s aim is to become a much powerful global contender by pursuing the ‘concentration and selection’ approach while creating products and



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