Date Added: Apr 2010
The near-omnipresence of Internet technologies and mobile communication solutions enables companies today to invent new business models, launch innovative product and service offerings, and adopt cooperative, distributed ways of working that engage all of the actors in their value chains. More than ever, it is essential for companies to look beyond the traditional IT management framework to take account of all the factors involved in the effective use of information. Making progress solely on the IT front will not produce the desired effects on corporate performance and will only aggravate the under-utilization of IT potential. CIOs need become the ambassadors of a reform within which current forms of IT governance must evolve to explicitly encompass information usage.