IT Enablement

IT Enablement Generally, information technology (IT) comprises all forms of technology used to create, store, exchange, and utilise information in its various forms, including business data, conversations, still images, motion pictures, and multimedia presentations. For the purposes of this book,information technology is defined as the computers, ancillary equipment, software, services, and related resources as applied to support business processes. IT usage to support business processes accomplishes one or more of the following objectives:

  1. Increased efficiency of business processes
  2. Reduced cost of business processes
  3. Increased accuracy of the data related to business processes

Any of the processes within an organization, including the linkages within the supply chain, are processes that may benefit by IT enablement.