Executive Briefings

Cloud Information Technology: A Model for the Networked Company

A Look at the Impact of Cloud Technology Platforms on the Role of IT, Illustrated through the Lens of Global Supply Chain Management

Cloud Information Technology: A Model for the Networked Company

Cloud technology is rapidly changing the way B2B interactions are carried out. It provides a benefit that no amount of investment in traditional software can obtain "” the exponential effect a robust network of companies with a common goal has on the quality of the technology and its users. As companies move to cloud-based software, their IT teams must correspondingly adapt the department's structure.

This new model involves IT taking on more strategic role:

"¢  Configuring the cloud application for the business
"¢  Using and managing a networked community
"¢  Integrating with partners and other applications
"¢  Smartly analyzing supply chain data with the tools provided by their cloud supply chain platform

Please CLICK HERE to view this whitepaper.

Cloud technology is rapidly changing the way B2B interactions are carried out. It provides a benefit that no amount of investment in traditional software can obtain "” the exponential effect a robust network of companies with a common goal has on the quality of the technology and its users. As companies move to cloud-based software, their IT teams must correspondingly adapt the department's structure.

This new model involves IT taking on more strategic role:

"¢  Configuring the cloud application for the business
"¢  Using and managing a networked community
"¢  Integrating with partners and other applications
"¢  Smartly analyzing supply chain data with the tools provided by their cloud supply chain platform

Please CLICK HERE to view this whitepaper.

Cloud Information Technology: A Model for the Networked Company