Principles of Information Systems (IS)
The case study of Samsung as an international corporation offers a complete analytical environment on how information systems work for the competitive advantage of the business. Over the years Samsung has continued to emerge as one of the giants in the telecommunication and electronic industry. The success has not come softly without the hard work that engineers, marketers, planners, and different personnel work cooperatively to create a workable plan that is necessary for the adoption of a functional operating environment. The use of information systems in managerial purposes for the Samsung Corporation has proven to be one of the best ways through which the company has emerged out to be a giant in the industry it is operating. There is much that has been achieved through the use of the information systems principles. Accurate development of better strategies to approach information in a corporation defines the route the company would take in managing its customers, production, distribution and day to day activities that exhibit exceptional performance and realization of profitability goals. Through the proper application of information systems principles, the corporation has made major steps in redesigning the operating environment for the optimization of profits and sustainability all through its growth over the years. It is possible to have major challenges while there are all necessary inputs that an organization requires for its operational excellence. Contributions of the principles of information systems give a company a competitive advantage as data helps in managing the immediate business environment. Information is the most important input in any organization that helps in the managerial roles for effective delivery of services and products to its clients on a global perspective.
Background of Samsung Application of Information Systems (IS)
One of the key strategies Samsung had to adapt to enter the global market was through the application of the SCM in its operations. As a small business Samsung had to look for ways to adopt a more effective way to manage its systems in the IT and electronics industry. As time progressed the adoption of SCM had to be appropriated to ensure there was a major breakthrough on how the company made it’s systems more appropriate in the given parameters. It was easy to navigate through the market with the use of the SCM that was more adaptive in the period and time (Onorati, Malizia, Díaz & Aedo, 2011). The SCM was a strategic implementation to ensure that the company could sustainably manage its operations in reference to its supply chain. The supply chain had to offer the correct goals that were required in the creation of the necessary plans necessary for the completion of its supply chain migration to a global level. Before the adoption of the SCM, there were only regional divisions that had the mandate to manage the supply chain. The issues had been sorted out at a global perspective to ensure there was continuity on how the corporation was operating in the given platforms (Tiwana, 2009). Using the SCM was a sure strategy that saw the company quickly respond to its rapidly changing supply chain. The end goal was that Samsung was able to emerge quickly to enter the global IT markets and dominate. The level of adoption of the IS created a completely new environment that brought a new phase in the growth of Samsung in the electronic and IT company.
Sales prediction and demand analysis and management was the most important achievement that the adoption of SCM brought to the Samsung Corporation in the onset of IT implementation steps. The end goal was accurate coordination of processes that created a more effective way to generate data and at the same time real-time results of the same. Incorporation of IT in data analysis gave accurate information about the real-time needs of clients at any given geographical locality and hence accelerate the way of managing issues that may arise in every stage. Utilization of the right processes of SCM brought a better way to communicate the business processes and hence the successful incorporation of IT to the centralized management of supply chain, and marketing processes (Onorati, Malizia, Díaz & Aedo, 2011). Development of a more specific environment in the Samsung worldwide branches created a better way to initialize the needs of the customers and the demand that had to be fulfilled hence the undisputable goals in all its levels of performance.
The concentration of hypermarkets in the operating environment of Samsung brought a new face all together in the adoption of new and better technology to sustainably help in the management of the process. For Samsung to operate sustainably the company had to adopt more advanced technology to manage its processes effectively. The adoption of ERP was now the new option that brought a major breakthrough in the industry. There was an allocation of resources and its implementation in a smart way that helped in the realization of the marketing and advancement goals. ERP was a great achievement as resources and all other processes were now integrated into the common ground to ensure there was efficiency in operations (Lee, Go, Ha & Cha, 2019). The common ground to operate successfully and sustainably was all about the creation of a more advanced program that would only be realistic and efficient enough to help in the management of the given goals in the correct way of communication (Sabry, 2019). The use of better systems to manage sales, inputs, clients and any other process in the company was now done in a real-time after the adoption of the ERP. ERP was an additional way to manage processes in an overlap of the already existing SCM. Supply chain management is the most important part of every organization in attaining excellence in its operations.
The ability of Samsung to operate in a global platform major strategies have been adopted in the company operations to enhance better management of processes that make up the organization. Data analysis and application within and outside the corporation forms the baseline of all the processes that create an infinite source of possibilities. Samsung from its inception to the current state it has been able to offer competitive products and services across many countries an element that has been made possible through the use of IS in the initiation of business processes and activities. The IS principles offer a pivotal platform for the success of how information is delivered and applied for the management of processes of a corporation. For Samsung to work across different regions data has been used as the primary tool in decision making. It is possible that in every level of communication the management has been able to manage every task that is required in the company to capitalize on all possible systems that have to be in place in the realization of a sustainable and profitable environment as a multinational corporation. All activities that makeup Samsung Corporation are based on the power of information systems that give the company its domain of working. The scope of adaptation that the management has made all offer the elementary and developmental guidelines to the compilation of the best actions that constitute the progression of management at large. One of the areas that Samsung emphasizes in its operations is data security and its overall management.
Samsung has over the years made major steps in enhancing its Information systems to ensure there is a competitive environment to operate from in all avenues. Correct use of data analytics has given the company its current market penetration power that has made it possible to maneuver through the most competitive environment in the global markets. It has been easy to manage customer needs with the exceptional data management processes that the company approaches in every level of operation. Information systems form the core operations in Samsung as an international company (Lee, Go, Ha & Cha, 2019). In every level of operation, the management incorporates data to generate the necessary inputs for the success of the company processes. In every step that the company takes in marketing information systems have played a major role in all levels. It is through the adoption of the necessary inputs in the corporation that have elevated the company to the present reputable state. Successful connections between information systems and management of the business processes offer a better way to handle issues that relate to customer and sustainability parameters. The satisfaction of clients ensures continuity in operations (Sabry, 2019). The ability to work sustainably in any corporation gives a monumental way to illustrate the correct way to gauge the competitive advantage of the company an aspect that Samsung has applied over the years. It is obvious that IT managers in the corporation have made major steps in ensuring there is excellence in all areas of operation and hence success. Every area of communication in any organization gives a starting point for the connections that are realistic and necessary for profitability and also interoperability. Use of the correct marketing and distribution profiles gives Samsung a foundation to work out its strategies from the top of its management to the bottom.
Benefits Samsung Gains Through Operating Globally
In the global environment, the need to manage knowledge and information is a vital component that defines the success of an organization. It is obvious that most of the processes of the Korean businesses have been to manage the source and destination of information and knowledge and aspect that has been one of the most challenging aspects in the IT/IS industry. However, with the revelation that data, information, and knowledge controls everything in the market Samsung just like any other Korean company has adopted ways through which it has been able to capture its goals in the market to remain competitive (Sabry, 2019). The infrastructure of organizational systems offers a common ground that is realistic and able to offer a better way of operations as a corporation. Samsung has benefited largely from operating on a global platform. There is much that a company can be attributed to the global operations in line with the use of IS/IT principles to manage the entire business operations (Lee, Go, Ha & Cha, 2019). It is all about the utilization of the necessary inputs that ensure there are continuity and success in the Samsung operating environment. The course of operation that Samsung applies has been a major contributor to its operations over the years. IS protocols have made it possible to operate sustainably over the years in the electronic and communication sector. There is ease of operations as long as the company is maneuvering at a global level. Samsung global perspective has benefited the company in various ways.
Samsung over the years has been able to attain a large market share by global operations. In any given scale of operation, the company has been able to reach higher levels of operations given the wide reach of its systems. There is a need to have a broad market base that has been brought up by the level of operations that has been created by the global operations that the company has been able to attain in the recent past. The idea is that there is more than the area of operation that any firm has to attain to reach a better level of competitive advantage. Large market base leads to a fair command of the level of profits that the corporation is able to achieve at any given financial period. Samsung has diversified its selling power over the years due to the global market base it is enjoying in its recent past. The correlation of all the parameters that have been set up is that it is easy to dominate the necessary parameters that have been attained through the contributions that are easily realizable through the compilation of the market goals in the give ways of operations. There is a need to have a more specific way to operate in the given industry for a competitive advantage to be attainable.
Better exposure to the global market has brought competition to the production, distribution and market penetration over time. In the contributions of the company profits, the best way that the company has been able to work out is that there is a more specific way through which the better production techniques have come up to counter the competition in the global market. Exposure to the global market has brought a better level of differentiation of Samsung products over time. The moment any company is able to work in reference to the global market it is easy to illustrate the power to dominate the market with ease (Sabry, 2019). Samsung through the adoption of the right technology it has been possible to define the extent of operations hence its advancement as a corporation in the global market. There is much that has been realized in the company due to the creation of better systems that are all about the coordination of processes that are all about the use of technology to emerge differently. Samsung has therefore made major advances in the way the company has evolved in global operations.
Technology Used To Support Global Operations
Samsung has adopted different ways through which it is maintaining its global position in its market. One of the technologies that the company has adopted to manage its global position is the use of enterprise resource planning (ERP). ERP implementation brought a new face in the operations of Samsung as a worldwide corporation. The gap between the customer and the supplier is now bridged with the primary focus being the adoption of a more specific scope of operation in the given alienation. The essence of operations in the company is now able to offer a smooth track of products down the chain with minimal breakages. Information analysis was easy given the use of the ERP protocols brought a new phase of real-time management of processes. The creation of a more specific market penetration plan was possible given the standard way of operations that the company was operating on through the use of IS systems. Information processing and action on orders from clients got better and easier with the use of ERP as a new IT frontier. Through the utilization of the protocols of interest, the company has been able to work out its IT systems to define the level of operations within the different developments. The necessity of operations has now become easy and real with the development of own ERP with the conjunction with Tesco Ltd (Lee, Go, Ha & Cha, 2019). Formulation of using IT through the information systems has brought a better way to communicate the best ways to include all the necessary goals in the electronics and IT industry at large. There is more than Samsung is able to attain with the adoption of ERP in its operations as a major way of its operations.
The technology has continued to create a better environment that will sustainably help in the management of the resources that are necessary for the growth and development of Samsung as a company. The idea is to be able to sustainably work out its processes that will help in the realization of the different systems that are of great help in the real world situation. Use of the most appropriate technology gives a better way to realize the need to have a better way to address the issues management in reference to the market base at large. In that way, it will be easy to penetrate deeper into the global markets.
The adoption of ERP was now the new option that brought a major breakthrough in the industry. There was an allocation of resources and its implementation in a smart way that helped in the realization of the marketing and advancement goals. ERP was a great achievement as resources and all other processes were now integrated into the common ground to ensure there was efficiency in operations. The common ground to operate successfully and sustainably was all about the creation of a more advanced program that would only be realistic and efficient enough to help in the management of the given goals in the correct way of communication. The use of better systems to manage sales, inputs, clients and any other process in the company was now done in a real-time after the adoption of the ERP (Sabry, 2019). The concept is to have a better way to manage all services that the company is offering to its clients globally.
IT strategy Used to Gain Market Share and Retention
Samsung in its part has evolved to use specific technologies that are easy to adopt in the process of managing its IT systems with an aim of defining the way to go in the creation of a better environment for the success of the operating environment realization. It is easy to penetrate through the given platforms that are developed by the company that will help the company to define its way to the given platforms. The idea is to have a more specific way that is illustrative in the contributions that aid in the use of the necessary scopes.
The biggest challenge that IT companies are facing today is cybercrime. Many organizations have ended up getting the wrong information to their databases due to intercepted systems by cybercriminals. The intensity of crime is continuously going up calling for better and stable IS management plans to be in place in all areas of interest. There is a need to know the exact way to adopt the required processes an element that will help in realizing the hardware, software and physical structures security.
The company IT team has the mandate to adopt new strategies that will help in the management of the overall concepts of hardware and software malfunctioning. The moment there is security in the corporation systems it will be easy to manage the other issues that relate to operations.
Updating the technology to use like the adoption of mobile and e-commerce systems will give the company a better bargain in the market it is operating in the recent past. The concept is to understand the correct way to define the scope of communication that is more specific in the identification of the necessary goals that have to be adopted in the best way possible. The concept is that there is a better way to handle all the incoming competitive issues in the market.
Using the correct technology in the marketing and distribution chain will solve some of the issues that will help the company. The other process is to connect well with the concepts that will help in the realization of the given processes that will help in the coordination of the particular processes that will ensure efficiency in the company.
Information is the most important input in any organization that helps in the managerial roles for effective delivery of services and products to its clients on a global perspective. The common ground to operate successfully and sustainably was all about the creation of a more advanced program that would only be realistic and efficient enough to help in the management of the given goals in the correct way of communication. It is through the adoption of the necessary inputs in the corporation that have elevated the company to the present reputable state. Successful connections between information systems and management of the business processes offer a better way to handle issues that relate to customer and sustainability parameters. The satisfaction of clients ensures continuity in operations. The ability to work sustainably in any corporation gives a monumental way to illustrate the correct way to gauge the competitive advantage of the company an aspect that Samsung has applied over the years. It is obvious that IT managers in the corporation have made major steps in ensuring there is excellence in all areas of operation and hence success. Every area of communication in any organization gives a starting point for the connections that are realistic and necessary for profitability. Developing the correct IT systems will help define the direction the company will take in securing its data for better processes that are easy to compete in the best way possible. It is all about the adoption of the given systems that will help the corporation to master its role in the industry.
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