Social Information Technology (IT) and Business Frameworks”

  1. Consider collaboration as one of the social IT categories in which Facebook, LinkedIn, blogs, and Twitter are used to extend the reach of stakeholders and employees.
    a. Determine at least three business functions that could be used by this social IT.
    b. Predict possible problems that you foresee.
  2. The Leavitt Business Diamond framework consists of four crucial components. Suppose we added an IS / IT component that sits in the middle of the diamond, thus creating a variation of the framework.
    a. Examine five relationships that the IS / IT components could facilitate between the other four components.
    b. Determine which relationship would be the strongest and which one would be the weakest.
    c. Support your reasoning.
    Please answer all questions. Use one academic reference that is current within the last couple of years. Please do not over use in- text citations as this is just one page.

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