Information Technology for Mining – A Strategic Approach
Author: Mottola, Laura & Payton, Rick
A successful Information Technology plan, whether for a full scale enterprise solution or for the automation of local systems, must be linked to the business direction of the organization while acknowledging that technology is an important enabler of business processes. This paper presents a structured framework for developing an Information Technology plan that balances business drivers and technology enablers to address the needs of the overall mining operation. Starting with the business in mind, IT solutions can be targeted appropriately for positive impact across the value chain.