Introduction to Competitive Advantage in Information Systems



  1. Name and define the terms that are supplanting discussions of decision support systems in the modern IS lexicon.
  2. Is data a source of competitive advantage? Describe situations in which data might be a source for sustainable competitive advantage. When might data not yield sustainable advantage?
  3. Are advantages based on analytics and modeling potentially sustainable? Why or why not?
  4. What role do technology and timing play in realizing advantages from the data asset?