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Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.: IT Organization and Architecture Challenges
Presents the outcome of Air Products ICON decentralization projects. New issues are explored, including the challenges of having a decentralized MIS staff, global network, client/server architecture, new data center issues, outsourcing, a new highly strategic customer interface, object-oriented programming (OOPS), and the future of the MIS organization. A rewritten version of two earlier cases.
Keywords: Information Technology;
Problems and Challenges;