With the arrival of scanners and the universality of the portable document format (PDF), the market for optical copiers is shrinking fast. Can a company like Xerox Corporation survive? In this assignment, you will address this problem.
Research the issues faced by Xerox from 2000-2010 and the solutions found by using the assigned readings, the Argosy University online library resources and the Internet. Specifically assess the company's annual report at the given:
Xerox Corporation http://news.xerox.com/investors/reports
Respond to the following:
Identify the multiple business pressures on Xerox. describe some of the company's response strategies. Recognize the role of IT as a contributor to the business technology pressures (for illustration: obsolescence). Recognize the role of IT as a facilitator of Xerox's critical response activities. Support your positions with reasons and illustrations based on your research.