Developing Strategic Information Systems

Sotiris Karababas (employed by the University of Brighton as a Teaching Company Associate, working at Flexible Manufacturing Technology Ltd, Brighton and is now completing his National Service in Greece.)
Harold Cather (Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Brighton, UK.)

Integrated Manufacturing Systems

ISSN: 0957-6061

Publication date: 1 June 1994

Abstract

Describes a systematic approach to strategically planning the development of information systems within an organization. It comprises four main phases: initiation, data collection, strategy formulation and short‐term development. Critical success factors are used to prioritize proposed information systems, so that those giving competitive advantage to the organization can be highlighted for immediate development. The methodology does not depend on external consultants or complex software development tools and can be used by small and large organizations. It results in a quick, flexible plan for implementing information systems in a way synergetic with the organization′s goals.

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Citation

Karababas, S. and Cather, H. (1994), "Developing Strategic Information Systems", Integrated Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 5 No. 2, pp. 4-11. https://doi.org/10.1108/09576069410056714

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1994, MCB UP Limited

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