Strategic Information Management for Competitive Advantage

Archived Published: 17 November 2011 ID: G00226579


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An explosion of new types of information means that, without a newly disciplined approach, many companies will fail to maintain competitive parity with market leaders, even with similar technology.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What New Types of Information Will Define Competition in the Coming Decade?
    • How Can Enterprises Position Themselves to Win?
      • Business Strategy Best Practice Will Be Different in the Second Half of the Information Age
      • Making Information Part of a Systematic Business Strategy Cycle Will Be Essential
      • Skillful Negotiation Will Create New Information Flows Across Value Chains
    • What Must Business Executives and CIOs Do Personally to Lead Their Organizations in the Information Endeavor?
      • Focus on Finding New, Valuable Information (Not Data)
      • Use Personal Strengths and Situational Advantages to Adopt a Clear Leadership Style
      • Create a Very High-Level Business Information Strategy View
    • Conclusion
  • Recommended Reading
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