Read the Mini Case, “Delivering Business Value with IT at Hefty Hardware” in IT Strategy: Issues and Practices.
Create a 14- to 16-slide presentation with detailed speaker notes that addresses the following:
- From a leadership/management perspective, what are the fundamental/underlying problems that exist within Hefty Hardware?
- Overall, how effective is the partnership between IT and the business at Hefty Hardware? Identify the shortcomings of both IT and the business.
- Create a plan for how IT and the business can work collaboratively to deliver the Savvy Store program successfully.
- At the end of the case, it was noted that the problems span beyond just the proposed trip and the current project. Identify a plan for IT to not only enable the current business strategy but also help shape future business models and strategy.
Provide research and references to support your recommendations.