All around us the networking and inter-networking of our economy is taking place. Companies that do business together are linking up electronically.They are doing this to better coordinate their actions and drive costs out of their business operations. Business in this emerging networked world is as much about process as it is about product. This is because market forces, driven by the speed of communications that electronic networks now make possible, are making product life cycles shorter and shorter. Customer tastes and requirements change quickly. Product inventories are always in danger of becoming obsolete.
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Chock-full of valuable tips, techniques, illustrative real-world examples, exhibits, and best practices, this handy and concise paperback will help you stay up to date on the newest thinking, strategies, developments and technologies in knowledge management.
Global IT Management: A Practical Approach
Wiley | ISBN: 0470854332 | 194 pages | October 31, 2003 | PDF | 0.7 Mb
Global IT Management presents a practical approach for initiating and reinforcing global IT, focusing on the mechanisms that need to be put in place to effectively manage IT architecture, strategy, standards, and control across sites in a multinational firm. Key considerations are explained for each domain together with concrete recommendations for core organisation, processes and deliverables. The approach fits cleanly into established best practices for IT such as the CobiT® framework for IT management.
· Integrates all major elements of global IT management in one book
· Covers key issues and presents straightforward guidelines for implementation
· Provides context throughout by using examples from leading firms including Philips, Nestlé, Novartis, Toyota and UBS
Global IT Management will be vital reading for CIOs and IT Heads in multinational or global firms, their planning departments, and companies providing consultancy services to them. It will also be a valuable resource for students studying IT management on MBA and Executive MBA courses.