© Shreekant W Shiralkar 2016

Shreekant W Shiralkar, IT Through Experiential Learning, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2421-2_1

1. Introduction

Shreekant W Shiralkar

(1)Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Business environments are rapidly changing, and information technology (IT) is at the core of such a change. Innovations in technology, along with completely new business models, are part of the rapid change that is forcing corporate and management professionals to learn, deploy, and adopt IT for survival and competitive advantage. IT is no longer just a back-office function, but a strategic business function as well.

The success of IT hinges largely on the ability of all the stakeholders to understand, apply, and adopt it. There are numerous examples of large IT investments ...

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