Importance of Cloud Computing To Operations and Supply Chain Management
Importance Of Cloud Computing To Operations And Supply Chain Management
With the world changing into a global village, the globalization of businesses has been on the rampant increase. Therefore, Integration of cloud computing into operations and supply chain management has become inevitable for most organizations. By adopting a more dynamic mode of doing business, that is the integration of cloud computing; companies ensures that they keep track with the ever-changing business world. Furthermore, they can keep up with the stiff competition from their business rivals. The benefits that come with cloud computing makes it more critical for a successful business in the present world.
Business modeling tools such as CRM (customer relationship management) and ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) have been aiding companies in running their daily business transactions efficiently. However, since it usage has been restricted within the internal boundaries of most companies, their full potential have not been well utilized. With the cloud coming into the picture, a range of capabilities can be achieved with these tools. For a company to implement a cloud computing into their systems, various factors come into play. These factors might include, the target market of the company, the feasibility of implementing cloud services and the size of the company. Hence, a critical analysis of the current business transactions in the business and the target objectives that will be achieved will be of utmost importance. Several companies have been able to enjoy the benefits of cloud technologies and made a lot of profits from it. An example of these companies includes Netflix, Xerox, Pinterest and Apple (Allouche, 2016).
After a company has zero down to the reasons for wanting to implement a cloud computing and going ahead to implement it, it will be...