Friday, 31 March 2017

What are the three kinds of technology operations management is primarily concerned with?

Three types of technology that operations management is mainly concerned with are:
  •         Product and service technology
  •        Process technology
  •        Information technology

Product and service technology

Product and service technology is the discovery and development of new services and products. Researchers or engineers develop new knowledge with scientific approaches that can be converted into applications.

Process technology

Process technology is the procedures and equipment that are used to provide services and product goods for sale. Supply chain processes are included in process technology along with the processes of the organisation.

Information technology

IT is the use of computers and electronic equipment to send, store and process information.  Information technology is deeply ingrained in business operations and is used in a variety of ways, including ecommerce, the internet, point of sale information, tracking goods and so on.

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