The finance department and the IT system functions in accordance with a number of tasks helping the organization for running smoothly. The organization utilizes the systems of infrastructure and ICT in several ways within the business. Further ahead, the organization believes that the system of finance will end up failing if the system of ICT ends up failing. This particular functionality is known to be a crucial mission for the business as well as the situation being identified as the emergency. Thus, it can be stated that the ICT results in affecting the system by two severity.
In the organization of Tesco, an important role is played by the system of ICT in order to allow the efficiency of trade and achieving the commercial benefit by the implementation of ICT innovations. These help in improving the trip of shopping for the customers and improves the life of employees. The organization has extensive controls over the maintenance of integrity as well as efficiency over the infrastructure of ICT. This system is shared across every business of the organization across global operations for ensuring there is consistency in the delivery being made.
In basic, with majority of the other big retailers in competition, Tesco is seen drawing products from the suppliers within the regional centres of distribution, onward delivery and for preparing the stores.
Tesco has been focused on updating the online system of data security after it receives feedback from the consumer. The system of security is reviewed on regular basis and looks forward for updating them if needed. These include certain software for encryption, login and firewalls.
Critical data and software
The business is highly dependent over the infrastructure of ICT. Any specific downtime will result in affecting the level of profitability as well as the viability. Hence, a plan of disaster recovery is implemented for enabling quick recovery, thus by a reduction in the potential amount of losses. Hence, there has been implementation of disaster recovery as the company is in need of providers of services for being in compliance with ISO27001 as well as the standard for industry data security with payment card.