Title: The benefits of digitalisation and the impact of computer philosophies: Reaping the rewards of information

Authors: John A. Young

Addresses: President and CEO, Hewlett-Packard Company, USA

Abstract: This paper outlines the technological benefits of digitalisation, including the Integrated Services Digital Network, fibre optics and the Open Systems Interconnect model. The author emphasises the importance of establishing an information architecture and creating an organisational environment in which managers can use information as a strategic resource.

Keywords: digitalisation; Integrated Services Digital Network; ISDN; fibre optics; Open Systems Interconnect; OSI model; information technology; telecommunications; information architecture.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCAT.1988.062642

International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 1988 Vol.1 No.1/2, pp.10 - 14

Published online: 11 Jun 2014 *

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