IT Strategy Book: How Does IT Drive Business Strategy?
This is a book on IT Strategy with a difference: it discusses how technology is driving business change across industry! It discusses the key IT trends shaping the world around us. If you want to understand the impact of technology on business models, business ecosystems and the world we live in, this is an excellent book to spend some time with. The authors present an in-depth view of the new business world that is taking shape driven by ground breaking technological breakthroughs - collaborative software, cloud computing etc. are not just technologies, they are a means to create unprecedented business value. The challenge is to understand their potential and know where and how to leverage them. This book is a great place to start.
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