Report Number

1994-011

Abstract

This paper uses the Minnesota insturment to do a comparative study of the key information systems issued in the Indian and US contexts. The results indicate that seventeen of the top 25 and six of the top ten issues coincide. The top ten issues to conincide are: Data Resource, Strategic Planning, Aligning IS Orgnaization, Competitive Advantage, Quality of Software Development, and Telecommunications Systems. The issues making the top ten list in the US context but not so in the Indian context are: Information Architecture, IS Human Resources, and Organizational Learning. Technology Infrasturcture did not appear on the questionnaire administered in India. From this study it can be concluded that the gap between the state of IS in Indian and US has been narrowed.

Date of this Version

1-1-1994

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