Article | Harvard Business Review | July – August 1985

How Information Gives You Competitive Advantage

by Michael E. Porter and Victor A. Millar


The information revolution is sweeping through our economy. No company can escape its effects. Dramatic reductions in the cost of obtaining, processing, and transmitting information are changing the way we do business.

Keywords: Information; Competitive Advantage;


Porter, Michael E., and Victor A. Millar. "How Information Gives You Competitive Advantage." Harvard Business Review 63, no. 4 (July–August 1985): 149–160.