How to Compete When IT Is Abundant
Harvard Business Review
JUNE 26, 2013
"You only gain an edge over rivals by having or doing something that they can''t have or do," wrote Nicholas Carr ten years ago in his controversial HBR article, " IT Doesn''t Matter.". Carr predicted that an organization''s ability to compete through investing in information technology was about to change dramatically. The original IT department was formed to centralize a unique expertise that could purchase, implement, and manage technology in the enterprise.