Potentiality of Information Technology Systems

  • Emmanouil Zoulias
  • Stavroula Kourtesi
  • Lambros Ekonomou
  • Angelos Nakulas
  • Georgios P. Fotis
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 27)


In this paper we would like to examine the potentiality of information technology systems. The modern business environment is characterized by dynamic products and services. A business environment is either expanding or contracting. Those changes have a relative flyer pace. In this paper we introduce the relationship within an IT system between the enabling communication technology on which it rests and the information needed by an organization. We first examine the cyclical nature of information and communication to describe the similarity between them. In the next part we examine the issues raised by the characteristics of information and how they affect, interact with, and relate to the communication system’s configuration. Various examples illustrate all the issues in a practical way. Possible strategies for the management of this relationship are described in the second part of the paper, with examples. Finally, we conclude by summarizing some considerations and thoughts.


Communication System Security Policy Compression Algorithm Information Type Bandwidth Utilization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emmanouil Zoulias
    • 1
  • Stavroula Kourtesi
    • 2
  • Lambros Ekonomou
    • 1
  • Angelos Nakulas
    • 3
  • Georgios P. Fotis
    • 1
  1. 1.National Technical University of AthensGreece
  2. 2.Hellenic Public Power Corporation S.A.Greece
  3. 3.National and Kapodistrian University of AthensGreece

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