Journal article

Is there a prescription for strategic IT decisions?

S Kurnia, D Constantinidis, AJ Parkes, PB Seddon

Journal of Information Technology Teaching Cases | Published : 2017

Abstract

Strategic IT decisions are complex and critical since they significantly influence an organisation's growth and long-term survival. The large number of strategic IT failures reported in the media and academic literature indicate we have limited understanding of how to make optimal IT strategic decisions. More work is needed to understand the factors influencing strategic IT decision processes and outcomes. By exploring the key influence factors presented in this case study, students will be more informed about how senior decision makers can better manage strategic IT decision-making processes. This improved understanding will help reduce project cost overruns and enable organisations to real..

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