View the step-by-step solution to:
- How could a business use information technology to increase switching costs and lock in its customers and suppliers? Use business examples to support your answers.
- How could a business leverage its investment in information technology to build strategic IT capabilities that serve as a barrier to new entrants into its markets?
- How could a business use Internet technologies to form a virtual company or become an agile competitor?
- MIS author and consultant Peter Keen says: Ã¢â‚¬Å“We have learned that it is not technology that creates a competitive edge, but the management process that exploits technology.Ã¢â‚¬Â What does he mean? Do you agree or disagree? Why?
#3 Competing against Free: Wikipedia Faces Down Encyclopedia Britannica (p.74)
a) How does the Wikimedia Foundation meet the criteria for an "Agile" company?
b) How does the Wikimedia Foundation meet the criteria for a "Virtual" company?
c) How does the Wikimedia Foundation meet the criteria for a "Knowledge-Creating" organization?