Business of Information Technology  >   Business Management  >   Business Logistics  >  

Value Chains

RSS Feed    Add to Google    Add to My Yahoo!
DEFINITION: According to John Del Vecchio writing for, a value chain is "a string of companies working together to satisfy market demands." The value chain typically consists of one or a few primary value (product or service) suppliers and many other suppliers that add on to the value that is ultimately presented to the buying public. Microsoft and its Windows operating systems, the nucleus of the personal  … 
Definition continues below.
Value Chains IT Downloads (View All Report Types)
2 Matches
IBM Lotus Notes and Domino
sponsored by IBM
TRIAL SOFTWARE: IBM Lotus Notes and Domino Administrator clients form the backbone of a simplified, security-rich, and real-time work environment designed to foster an increase in knowledge sharing, business insight and productivity. Download the trial for an evaluation period of 90 days.
Posted: 16 Dec 2011 | Premiered: 16 Dec 2011


Infor - ERP LN
sponsored by Infor
SOFTWARE DEMO: Infor ERP LN is an advanced, easy-to-use ERP solution that brings together a wide range of business functions to serve the needs of leading discrete and project-based manufacturers in industrial industries. Check out this demo for more details.
Posted: 04 Sep 2008 | Premiered: 04 Sep 2008

2 Matches
VALUE CHAINS DEFINITION (continued): …  computer desktop for which much business software is developed, is often cited as a prime example of a company and product that drives a value chain. The businesses who buy personal computer software may spend far more on the add-on software than on the essential operating system that is the de facto standard for running the software. To the extent that companies standardize on Windows, Microsoft is said to control a value chain. This particular value chain was reported in a McKinsey study to be worth $383 billion in 1998. Although Microsoft's share of the value chain was reported to be only … 
Value Chains definition sponsored by, powered by an online computer dictionary

About TechTarget:

TechTarget provides enterprise IT professionals with the information they need to perform their jobs - from developing strategy, to making cost-effective IT purchase decisions and managing their organizations' IT projects - with its network of technology-specific Web sites, events and magazines

All Rights Reserved, Copyright 2000 - 2017, TechTarget | Read our Privacy Statement