Expertise and Innovation: Information Technology Strategies in the Financial Services Sector by Robin Fincham, Fincham | | 9780198289043 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Expertise and Innovation: Information Technology Strategies in the Financial Services Sector

Expertise and Innovation: Information Technology Strategies in the Financial Services Sector

by Robin Fincham, Fincham
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198289049

ISBN-13: 9780198289043

Pub. Date: 10/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Retail financial services is a sector in which technological change—and particularly information technology (IT)—has become critically important. This collection looks at how firms develop a strategic approach to IT in this sector. The contributors present seven case studies from Scottish industry while focusing on key strategic projects within these case

Overview

Retail financial services is a sector in which technological change—and particularly information technology (IT)—has become critically important. This collection looks at how firms develop a strategic approach to IT in this sector. The contributors present seven case studies from Scottish industry while focusing on key strategic projects within these case companies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198289043
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Expertise and Innovation
2. Context and Methods of Study
3. The Case Studies
Part I - Strategy
4. The Negotiation of the Sector
5. Structural Position of the IS Function
6. Strategy and Innovation
Part II - Technology
7. Information Technology and Financial Services
8. Software Development Practices
9. Implementation and Innovation
10. User Relations and IT Integration
Part III - Expertise
11. The Dimensions of Expertise
12. IT Careers: Organizational and Occupational Strategies
13. The Economy of IS Expertise
14. Conclusion
References
Index

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