Course Introduction (PDF)
|How Analog and Digital Recording Works, from HowStuffWorks.com|
|Role of the Organization in IT|
|2||Should the General Manager Care to Learn IT? (PDF)||Cockburn, Alistair. "Writing Effective Use Cases." Addison-Wesley, Feb. 21, 2000 (Pre-Pub. Draft 3). |
Class Survey (PDF)
|Positioning and IT|
|3||Re-Positioning the Value Proposition Through IT (PDF)|
|4||Aligning Programs and Processes |
The MIT View of the Firm (PDF)
|Herman, George and Thomas W. Malone. "What is in the Process Handbook?" Chap. 8 in Organizing Business Knowledge: The MIT Process Handbook. Edited by T. W. Malone, K. G. Crowston and G. Herman. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003. |
Malone, Thomas W., Kevin Crowston, Jintae Lee, Brian Pentland, Chrysanthos Dellarocas, George Wyner, John Quimby, Charles S. Osborn, Abraham Bernstein, George Herman, Mark Klein and Elissa O'Donnell. "Tools for Inventing Organizations: Toward a Handbook of Organizational Processes." Management Science 45, 3. March 1999, pp. 425-443.
Gartner. "The BPA Market Catches Another Major Updraft." IDS Scheer, Inc., 2002.
|5||Electronic Markets and Supply Change Management (PDF)|| |
Dellarocas, Chrysanthos. "Digitization of Word of Mouth." 2002 (Draft).
|6||Designing an Industry-wide Information Architecture (I): "Under the Hood" of a Commercial Website|| |
|7||Designing an Industry-wide Information Architecture (II): Transaction Streams (PDF)|
|8||A View Into the Future: Web Technologies Basics and the Semantic Web||
Subirana, Brian. "Zero Entry Barriers in an NP-Complete World: Transaction Streams and the Complexity of Electronic Markets." Research Paper 387. Barcelona, Spain: IESE, May 1999.
"Basic Information Flow in a Manufacturing Environment." In Robinson, Leonard A., James R. Davis and C. Wayne Alderman. Accounting Information Systems: A Cycle Approach. Harper & Row, 1988.
|IT-Enabled Operational Effectiveness|
|9||SAP in Manufacturing |
What Should the CEO Know About ERPs?
|10||Aligning IT and the Organization: Role of Artificial Intelligence and Other Forecasting Technologies|| |
"Introduction to Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery." 3rd ed. Potomac, MD: Two Crows Corporation, 1999.
The Central Nervous System of Automated Virtual Manufacturing Plants
Linking Process Modeling Architecture with ERP The Case of American Meter Company, ARIS and SAP
Guest Lecture: Ed Brady, IT Director, American Meter Company
|13||The Little-man Computer|| |
Little-man Computer (PDF)
IT and Productivity
Cost Reduction of IT Automation Within Intel Manufacturing Plants
Guest Speaker: Stanley Stanzyk, Automation Manager in Charge of Computing Cost Reduction. Intel Corp.
Embedded Intelligence, RFIDs and the Auto-ID Initiative
Guest Speaker: Prof. Sanjay E. Sarma, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Co-Founder and Research Director of the Auto-ID Center at MIT
|16||Introduction to Databases, Data Modeling and XML (PDF)||"SQL - A Relational Database Language." Chapter 7 in Elmasri, Ramez and Shamkant Navathe. Fundamentals of Database Systems. Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Group, 1989, pp. 177-210.|
|IT Implementation and Delivery|
Role of Senior Management in the Implementation Process
|18||Designing an Industry-wide Information Architecture (III): Computer Security/Cryptography||
Research Paper: Rivest, R. L., A. Shamir and L. Adleman. "A Method for Obtaining Digital Signatures and Public-Key Cryptosystems."
"The Basics of Cryptography" (chap. 1) and "Phil Zimmermann on PGP" (chap. 2). In An Introduction to Cryptography. Santa Clara, CA: Network Associates, Inc.
Lohmeyer, Daniel F., Jim McCrory and Sofya Pogreb. "Managing Information Security." McKinsey Quarterly (Special Edition), 2002.
Implementing Computer Vision Solutions in Manufacturing
Guest Speaker: Pam Lipson, Founder / CEO, Imagen Inc. Technology Assignment Due
Steel Manufacturing and Cross-Company Processes
|"Steelscreen: A Secure Portal." (PDF) |
"Integrating Systems in the B2B Value Chain." (PDF)
"Market Research: Testing the Steelscreen Concept." (PDF)
Madnick, Stuart E. "The Misguided Silver Bullet: What XML Will and Will Not Do to Help Information Integration." Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Information Integration and Web-Based Applications and Services (IIWAS2001). Linz, Austria: September 2001.
|Conclusion: The Future of IT, Manufacturing, and You|
Artificial Intelligence and the Robots of the Future
Guest Speaker: Prof. Rodney Brooks Director, MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
|22||Strategic Framing: Broadband Technologies and the Information Value-chain|
What Should the CEO Know About Manufacturing?
Wireless Technologies and 3G Guest Speaker: Lars-G?ran Hansson, Manufacturing Processes, Ericsson