CIO – Supply Chain Management (SCM) Knowledge Tutorial

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        Description: CIO.com article with tutorial related to SCM Knowledge.  Source: Thomas Wailgum, CIO Date: 11/20/2008 Link: http://www.cio.com/article/40940/Supply_Chain_Management_Definition_and_Solutions Discussion Questions: Describe SCM knowledge & give examples integrating what has been learned from the tutorial.

CIO – SCM Knowledge Tutorial

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      Description: CIO.com article with tutorial related to SCM Knowledge.  Consider the tutorial as an in-class activity with this slide. Source: Thomas Wailgum, CIO Magazine Date: 11/20/2008 Link: http://www.cio.com/article/40940/Supply_Chain_Management_Definition_and_Solutions  Discussion Questions: Describe SCM knowledge & give examples integrating what has been learned from the tutorial.

CIO Magazine – Demystifying MDM

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Description: Article from CIO.com for further discussion surrounding the topic of MDM.  Organizations must understand that improving their data—and building the foundation for MDM—requires them to address internal disagreements and broken processes. Staff must agree on exactly what constitutes a “customer” or a “partner,” and how to resolve any disagreements across business units. Departments and divisions… Read more »

CIO – Mistakes: Strategic Planning Don’ts (and Dos)

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      Description: CIO.com article about common mistakes related to strategic planning by IT professionals.  Source: Derek Slater, CIO Magazine Date: 6/1/2002 Link: http://www.cio.com/article/31106/Mistakes_Strategic_Planning_Don_ts_and_Dos_ Discussion Questions: 1. Discuss the importance of IT-business alignment for CIOs. 2. IT initiatives may fail if: a. IT is not aligned to the overall business strategy b. CIO is not a… Read more »