Does Information Technology Matter?

A uniquely designed residential programme offered to the working executives across India.

Session starts from 11th Nov 2024

Session ends on 15th Nov 2024


    Does Information Technology Matter?

    A famous economist Robert Solow once stated, “You can see the computer age everywhere but in the productivity statistics.” In the rapidly evolving landscape of technology, the question arises: Does Information Technology (IT) truly matter? This course delves into a critical exploration of IT, dissecting its impact on businesses, industries, and the global economy. As we navigate through the intersections of technology and business strategy, participants will gain a nuanced understanding of the role and significance of IT in contemporary organizations.

    In this thought-provoking course, we challenge conventional wisdom and scrutinize the evolving relationship between IT and business success. By examining historical perspectives, current trends, and emerging technologies, participants will be equipped with the insights needed to make informed decisions in the digital era.

    Are you ready to challenge assumptions, explore the strategic dimensions of IT, and understand its true impact on business? Join us in "Does IT Matter?" – a journey that goes beyond the surface to unravel the intricate relationship between information technology and organizational success.


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    By the end of the course, participants will possess a holistic perspective on the role of IT in the business landscape. Armed with critical insights, they will be better equipped to make strategic decisions, leverage technology for organizational success, and navigate the ever-changing currents of the digital age. The specific objectives of the course are:

    • To make students familiar with various IT-related concepts and issues which are essential for the organization to get a competitive advantage.
    • To provide students the understanding that IT can be used as a strategic resource in an organization.
    • To familiarize students with the importance of business-IT alignment.

    The course will be divided into comprehensive modules, each meticulously crafted to build your expertise progressively. From understanding the fundamentals and architecture to interactive discussions, industry-specific use cases, and future trends, you’ll cover the entire spectrum of strategic value of IT.


    This course is designed for business leaders, IT professionals, entrepreneurs, and anyone interested in understanding the evolving dynamics of IT in the business world. Whether you’re a seasoned executive or an emerging professional, this course provides valuable insights into navigating the complex relationship between technology and business success. No specific prerequisites are required. An interest in business strategy, technology, and their intersection is recommended.

    • Does IT Matter?
    • IT Productivity Paradox
    • IT Architecture for Strategic Agility
    • IT Governance for Strategic Advantage 
    • Developing a Sustainable IT capability 
    • Smart Competitive Strategy

    11th Nov 15th Nov 2024.          XLRI , Delhi.


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    Dr. Manas Tripathi

    Dr. Manas Tripathi works as an Associate Professor in the area of Information Systems at the XLRI - Xavier School of Management Delhi-NCR, India. Before joining XLRI, he worked as an Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Rohtak and Jindal Global Business School, Sonipat, Haryana. He also worked as a Software Engineer in a software product-based company. He is a Fellow in Management (Doctoral level program) of the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow in the Information Technology and Systems area. He has obtained a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) degree in Information Technology from Harcourt Butler Technological Institute (HBTI) Kanpur. He has published articles in journals and conferences of international repute. His research interests include the business value of IT, business-focused predictive analytics, IT strategy, and business applications of blockchain technology.


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