Thirty years ago, at the start of my career, I addressed this question (cf., Power, 1983). My MIS Quarterly article explored 2 possible scenarios related to information management. At the time, there was widespread optimism that managing information could and would revolutionize organizations and have a profound effect on organizational decision making. The article developed two scenarios intended to help managers anticipate the effect of better managing information on organizational decision making. The scenarios described possible impacts of managing information, improved information technologies and decision support in a hypothetical multi-division conglomerate. Much has changed since 1983 and now seems an appropriate time to revisit those scenarios and this broad, general question of the impact of information management on the organization.
Continue reading at http://dssresources.com/faq/index.php?action=artikel&id=293
Posted November 24, 2013 6:17 AM
Permalink | No Comments |