The Impact of Investment in Information Technology on the productivity of Power Generation Companies


  • Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore, India


The power sector is considered very critical for the economic development of the country. Because of this criticality, it is essential that the sector continuously achieves high degree of productivity and efficiency in its operations. Adoption of Information Technology is one of the key drivers to achieve productivity and efficiency improvements. Although there have been substantial investments in power generation capacity, the impact of the investment is not as expected. It is important to understand, before any such investments in IT are made, what types of Information Technology investments can lead to performance improvements and how to measure the effective usage of Information Technology. The main focus of the article is to understand the different kinds of investments and how to measure the investment in power sector.


Information Technology Investments, Information Technology Business Performance, Power Generation Companies.

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