The sources of pressure on an organization to improve themanagement of its environmental performance are many and increasing.They all demand increasing amounts and types of information from theorganization. Information technology IT provides the means to addressboth these demands and the data needs which are internal to theorganization. A methodical approach is required to determine how IT canbest be used. By examining the business processes used to manageenvironmental performance, the types of data to be handled and theoutputs and reports required, the organization can prioritize ITinvestments. These may be in specialized information systems, but arejust as likely to be in general data manipulation tools andcommunication network enhancements.
Logistics Information Management – Emerald Publishing
Published: Apr 1, 1992