Saturday, August 1, 2009

Case Study 4: GE, Dell, Intel, and Others: The Competitive Advantage of Information Technology

1. Do you agree with the argument made by Nick Carr to
support his position that IT no longer gives companies
a competitive advantage? Why or why not?

Answer: Yes, I agree for the argument made by Nick Carr because
Information Technology is one of the many ways run a business
or a company. If the information technology is not working the
company or business is still running through the normal lines
like telephones, good communication of managers and employers.

2. Do you agree with the argument made by the business
leaders in this case in support of the competitive advantage
that IT can provide to a business? Why or why not?

Answer: Yes, it can be but it is not necessarily because Information
Technology is only one of the possibilities to make a business or
Companies successful.

3. What are several ways that IT could provide a competitive
advantage to a business? Use some of the companies
mentioned in this case as examples. Visit their websites
to gather more information to help you answer.

Answer: Information Technology can give you optional information
For your business.
Information Technology can give an idea on how to make
Your business successful.