Exercise | August 2000 (Revised September 2002)

Working with Your Shadow Partner in Analyzing IT Strategic Partnering

by Richard L. Nolan

Abstract

A team-based exercise allowing students to conduct a strategy analysis of the leading companies in the IT business. Involves searching on the web for both public information sources and company information sources. The teams work together to analyze the information and ferret out the unique strategies of three different companies.

Keywords: Business Strategy; Information Technology; Information Technology Industry;

Citation:

Nolan, Richard L. "Working with Your Shadow Partner in Analyzing IT Strategic Partnering." Harvard Business School Exercise 301-003, August 2000. (Revised September 2002.)