Case Study: IS and IT at Zara

Case Study: Information Systems and Information Technology at Zara

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Zara is by far the largest, most profitable and most internationalized fashion retail chain. Zara’s success is based on a business system that depends on vertical integration, in-house production, quick response, one centralized distribution centre and low advertising cost. It can be summarized as follows: Design: The goal of the information system at Zara is […]

Challenges faced when updating the functions of Information Systems

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People Employees resist change to new process methods. A general lack of user acceptance after System has gone live. Workforce receives inadequate education to operate the new system properly. The new system has a high learning curve beyond the capacity of employees. Data Accurate capturing and storing data from multiple points need to be guaranteed. […]

evolution of internet

Evolution of Internet

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Some of the important years in the evolution of Internet are as follows: 1958: The Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) was created following an initiative by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. 1961: The principle of transmission of data in small portions or packets simplified the transfer of data within a computer network. 1965: The first wide-area […]

Evolution of IT

Evolution of Information Technology

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Evolution of Information Technology 1940s – 1950s: UNIVAC Computer On June 30, 1945, John Von Neumann published the First Draft of a Report on the EDVAC. It was the first documented discussion of the stored program concept and the blueprint for computer architecture. Further, in this period, it was a direct-access architecture with no operating system […]