Codelco was a Chilean copper mining company, as one of the professionally managed companies in South America, despite the fact that it was well to be 100% government-owned. 10500000000 A company in 2005, Codelco faced the challenge of integrating information technology into production processes that in the past had very manual in nature. CEO Juan Villarzu tried initial turnaround a customer-oriented corporate culture among its members, but he was still cha … Read more »

Codelco was a Chilean copper mining company, as one of the professionally managed companies in South America, despite the fact that it was well to be 100% government-owned. 10500000000 A company in 2005, Codelco faced the challenge of integrating information technology into production processes that in the past had very manual in nature. CEO Juan Villarzu tried initial turnaround a customer-oriented corporate culture among its members, but he was still as an outsourcing strategy given its location and the traditionally low IT-to-total expenditure ratio in the mining industry to create challenged. Villarzu imagined moving to a robust IT architecture, the improvement of the solutions that were available, identification of additional needs in society and to decide how to fix them and to assess the collaboration with Codelco business processes, design and build new IT projects .

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David M. Upton,
Bradley R. State
Virginia A. Fuller
Source: Harvard Business School
19 pages.
Release Date: 08 August 2007. Prod #: 608053-PDF-ENG
Codelco Copper Mines HBR case solution