What role does Information Technology play to successfully compete in the marketplace?
This week you have learned about how information has a strategic importance in creating a first-mover and competitive advantage. To demonstrate the strategic importance of information, this week’s discussion forum will involve researching an article using one of the following sources:
- USA Today (www.usatoday.com)
- Wall Street Journal (www.wsj.com)
- New Your Times (www.nytimes.com)
- Forbes (www.forbes.com)
- Bloomberg Business Week (www.bloomberg.com)
- Inc. Magazine (www.inc.com)
- Economist (www.economist.com)
- Entrepreneur (www.entrepreneur.com)
- Harvard Business Review- (www.hbr.org)
Your task is to choose a current article (published in last 60 days) from one of the above-listed sources that relate to how managers can utilize information technology as a strategic means to gain a competitive advantage.
- What role does Information Technology play to successfully compete in the marketplace?
- What key points in the article support your statements?
Copy and paste the URL address of the article so it can be easily shared with your classmates.