A capabilities based toolkit for strategic information systems planning in SMEs

  title={A capabilities based toolkit for strategic information systems planning in SMEs},
  author={Stephen Duhan},
  journal={Int J. Information Management},
It has been proposed that we are entering a ‘‘4th era’’ for the application and management of IS/IT within organisations. Where previously the focus has been on the search for strategic information systems (SIS), the concern of IS/IT within organisations is now the development and deployment of ‘‘IS capability’’. This conceptual approach follows the development of the resource-based theory of the firm and competence/capabilities based perspectives on strategic management. The ‘‘4th era… CONTINUE READING


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