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Information Systems Management

Future role of CIO

As game-changing technologies transform every business process, they also give us the ability to create new products and services that were impossible just a few years ago. Therefore, the future role of CIO is shifting from protecting and defending the status quo to embracing and extending new innovative capabilities. The experience which IT has gained […]

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Case Study: Information Systems and Information Technology at Zara

A case study for Information Systems at Zara. 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 […]

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Challenges faced when updating the functions of Information Systems

The following are some of the challenges when updating the functions of information systems: 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 […]

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Information Systems Management

Evolution of the Internet

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 […]

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Evolution of Information Technology

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 […]