This Article 
   
 Share 
   
 Bibliographic References 
   
 Add to: 
 
Digg
Furl
Spurl
Blink
Simpy
Google
Del.icio.us
Y!MyWeb
 
 Search 
   
Business Investments in IT: Managing Integration Risks
July/August 2011 (vol. 13 no. 4)
pp. 41-45
Chris Asakiewicz, Stevens Institute of Technology
Organizations invest hundreds of millions of dollars in IT infrastructure and applications to reduce costs and enhance productivity. Benefiting from such investments requires identifying and mitigating integration risks associated with IT-enabled business-process changes.

1. C.F. Gibson, "IT-enabled Business Change: An Approach to Understanding and Managing Risk," MIT Center for Information Systems Research (CISR), CISR working paper 346 and Sloan working paper 4520-40, Sept. 2004.
2. A. McAfee, "When Too Much IT Knowledge is a Dangerous Thing," Sloan Management Rev., Winter 2003, pp. 83–89.
3. E.A. Stohr and J.V. Nickerson, "Intra-Enterprise Integration," Competing in the Information Age: Aligning in the Sand, 2nd ed., J. Luftman ed., Oxford Univ. Press, 2002, pp. 227–251.
4. C.J. Asakiewicz,, "Doubling IT Innovation Spending: Laying the Foundation for IT-Enabled Business Process, Supply Chain, and Service Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry," Proc. Int'l Conf. Management and Service Science, IEEE Press, 2009, pp. 1–6.
5. S.B. Johnson, "Systems Integration and the Social Solution of Technical Problems in Complex Systems," The Business of Systems Integration, A. Principe et al., eds., Oxford Univ. Press, 2005, pp. 35–55.
6. G. Dosi et al., "The Economics of Systems Integration," The Business of Systems Integration, A. Principe et al., eds., Oxford Univ. Press. 2005, pp. 95–113.
7. M. McKelvey,, "Changing Boundaries of Innovation Systems Linking Market Demand and Use," The Business of Systems Integration, A. Principe et al., eds., Oxford Univ. Press, 2005, pp. 307–332.
8. A. Davies, "Integrated Solutions: The Changing Business of Systems Integration," The Business of Systems Integration, A. Principe et al., eds., Oxford Univ. Press, 2005, pp. 333–368.

Index Terms:
Integration risk management, business process, information technology
Citation:
Chris Asakiewicz, "Business Investments in IT: Managing Integration Risks," IT Professional, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 41-45, July-Aug. 2011, doi:10.1109/MITP.2010.138
Usage of this product signifies your acceptance of the Terms of Use.