Information is a critical resource in the information economy and information technology (IT) enables information to be managed as a strategic resource. However, it is extremely complex and rapidly changing. As a result, the General Manager can not rely solely on IT decisions, IT technologists and can not hope to fully competent to make the “right” IT decisions for the company. The bridge between strategy and technology – This dilemma is solved by the construction of a “IT architecture”.

Information is a critical resource in the information economy and information technology (IT) enables information to be managed as a strategic resource. However, it is extremely complex and rapidly changing. As a result, the General Manager can not rely solely on IT decisions, IT technologists and can not hope to fully competent to make the “right” IT decisions for the company. This dilemma is solved by the construction of an “IT Architecture” -. The bridge between strategy and technology
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Donna B. Stoddard,
Katherine N. Seger
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Release Date: 20, January 1993. Prod #: 193059-PDF-ENG
Managing information: IT architecture HBR case solution