Please read the following chapters that describe how information can be used strategically, which is the topic for this week’s paper:
- Chapter 2 – Data Governance and IT Architecture Support Long-Term Performance (PowerPoint)
- Chapter 3 – Data Management, Big Data Analytics, and Records Management (PowerPoint)
Please watch the following videos on Michael Porter’s Five Forces model:
- Video and article: What are ‘Porter’s 5 Forces’ (Links to an external site.) explains Michael Porter’s five forces model.
- Video:The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy (Links to an external site.)
Minimize VideoHow Does Google Make Money? (Links to an external site.)
Chapter 1 and the videos above describe Porter’s Five Competitive Forces model. Use the search term “information sharing in a supply chain” to find 2 peer-reviewed articles from academic journals about the use of information in supply chains or value chains. Write a summary of each article and explain how the use of information in each article relates to Porter’s Five Competitive Forces model. Discuss how information can be used strategically, based on the example(s) in the articles. Your paper should be in APA format and 3-4 pages, not counting the title page and reference pages. Make sure you have in-text citations and a reference page.