Designing an IT Architecture for the Global Enterprise


This article discusses designing an Information Technology (IT) Architecture to meet the seemingly paradoxical demands of organizational flexibility and product standardization - the former helps an organization quickly adapt to business change thereby creating the maximum shareholder value while the latter helps reduce cost of business operation.

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