Electronic Enterprise: Strategy and Architecture

Electronic Enterprise: Strategy and Architecture

Andrew Targowski (Western Michigan University, USA)
Release Date: January, 2003|Copyright: © 2003 |Pages: 384
ISBN13: 9781931777773|ISBN10: 1931777772|EISBN13: 9781931777780|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-931777-77-3

Description

Enterprise evolution (or electronic enterprise) is the road map to well-planned evolution of enterprise complexity with business and system strategies integration through standardized and synchronized architectures of IT components. Electronic Enterprise: Strategy and Architecture provides a method of how to analyze, design and manage the applications of IT in a complex, evolving enterprise. This book provides a vision for IT leaders with practical solutions for IT implementation.

Reviews and Testimonials

A must read and study book for all Fortune 500 companies and those desiring to become one! Rarely have I read a book that has presented so many useful concepts of practical significance in so few pages!! It grabs interest of a serious knowledge-seeker right from the beginning and retains it till the end. This book discusses concepts in electronic not in isolation but in totality of the whole world scenario which is only the right thing to do in global village business that electronics has helped create!

– Dr. Sunil Samanta, Assistant Professor, Mercy College, USA

Andrew Targowski's book provides with a comprehensive model and representation which highly clarifies the understanding of how IT is impacting the enterprise's strategy, organization and functioning. A very strong pedestal on which one can built advanced teaching, learning and implementing.

– Liliane Esnault, E.M.LYON, France

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Andrew Targowski was engaged in the development of social computing in totalitarian Poland (INFOSTRADA and Social Security # for 38 million citizens-PESEL, 1972) and received political asylum in the U.S. during the crackdown on solidarity in 1981. He has been a professor of business information systems at Western Michigan University since 1980. He published 21 books on information technology, history, and political science (Red Fascism, 1982) in English and Polish. During the 1990s, he was a director of the TeleCITY of Kalamazoo Project, one of the first digital cities in the U.S. He investigates the role of information-communication in enterprise, economy, and civilization. He is a president of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations and a former chairman of the Advisory Council of the Information Resources Management Association (1995-2003).