I T Doesn’t Matter

With the advancement of IT, the door of global opportunities has been opened to the challenging companies for utilizing their competitive advantages to reach world wide.
These technologies have become the commodity inputs although they are invisible. Firstly, IT is a standardized transport vehicle of information. Secondly, its prices are subject to sharp deflation as its cost decreases with increasing of their availability. Thirdly, it is highly replicable not only for software (reusable objects) but also in terms of business process. Fourthly, IT also becomes transparent to its users. Finally, it becomes ubiquitous. IT would proceed for many years to lift the productivity of entire industries. But from the strategic point of view, it is no longer matter to the competitive fortunes of the individual companies. IT provides its greatest benefits when it becomes a shared and standardized infrastructure of the companies. So IT would be the infrastructural technology instead of proprietary technology. Proprietary technologies are owned by a single company. in contrast, infrastructural technologies are broadly shared by the companies. According to the review, it is said that infrastructural technologies have far more value than proprietary technologies. For the macro economy, the value produced by the proprietary technologies for the development of individual companies would be trivial in comparison with the value produced by the infrastructural technologies that would be ordinal and become part of the global business infrastructure. The writer also says that infrastructural technologies also begin to fade in to the background of the business because it becomes an ordinary phenomenon of global business. The goal of this writing is to promote a better understanding to the business amp. technology managers, as well as, investors and policy makers how