The assignment is a good assessment because you have to think of areas of an organization that could benefit by emerging technologies. You will need to research the technology’s capabilities and discuss the advantages the technology will offer an organization. This way, you have to be able to assess how technology supports business. MBA 5401, Management Information Systems 3 Assignment Instructions: Imagine that you are an IT manager charged with keeping up with current technology. Create a PowerPoint presentation for the chief information officer that provides an overview of two areas that you want to update based on emerging technologies. Be sure to provide the new technologies’ capabilities and the advantages they will bring to the organization. Be sure to cite all sources used in a reference slide with proper APA formatting.
Your PowerPoint presentation must contain eight to ten slides; the cover and reference slides do not count in the length requirement. You must also use the speaker’s notes function for the presentation part of your PowerPoint and provide transitions from one slide to the next. Below you will find a helpful resource created by the CSU Success Center on developing APA-style PowerPoint presentations: https://columbiasouthern.adobeconnect.com/_a1174888831/powerpointbestpractices/ If you need additional help, contact the CSU Success Center. Information about accessing the Grading Rubric for this assignment is provided below. Unit VI Case Study Introduction: The main learning outcome for this unit addresses advanced information systems solutions. You need to be able to understand not only the concepts behind implementing an advanced solution like ERP, but also the management and technological factors involved in an implementation, the value added by implementing advanced systems, what prompts the need for an advanced system like an ERP system, and the potential benefits of implementing IS advanced systems such as ERP systems.
This case gives them a successfully implemented case to analyze. Assignment Instructions: Review what you have learned about enterprise resource planning (ERP) from the textbook and from the unit’s study guide. Analyze the case study titled “Vodafone: A Giant Global ERP Implementation” on pp. 376-378 in your textbook. For this assignment, you will need to: 1. analyze and discuss the central issue(s) faced by Vodafone, including the contributing management and technological factors; 2. explain why ERP was a necessary information system solution to address the organization’s issues; 3. evaluate the success of Vodafone’s implementation plan and provide one suggestion to improve the process; 4. discuss the value the new ERP system brought to Vodafone as a company; and 5. summarize your findings in a two to three page paper. Information about accessing the Grading Rubric for this assignment is provided below. Unit VII Essay Introduction: The learning outcome for this unit involves the process of developing an information system (IS) for an organization. There are many factors involved in this process, including core activities and the methodologies for managing the process. Project management plays a part as well. Additionally, IS development does not happen in a silo; there is also the business side to consider as part of the process.
All of these considerations are brought together and addressed in this assignment. Assignment Instructions: MBA 5401, Management Information Systems 4 For this assignment, you will need to access the CSU Online Library to research two articles concerning information systems development and project management. Drawing on these two articles, your textbook, and other sources, write an essay that addresses the following: 1. Provide a well-formulated thesis statement in your introduction paragraph. 2. Explain how a business user could be involved in the core activities of building an information system. 3. Analyze how software development methodologies (such as agile development) can work in tandem with project management for the benefit of both information systems development projects and organizations. 4.
Evaluate how project managers and/or IT managers can ensure that information system development projects are in alignment with business strategies and goals. 5. Summarize your findings in a five-page paper using proper APA formatting. Your response must be at least five pages in length and in APA format. You are required to use the two outside articles. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying APA citations. Information about accessing the Grading Rubric for this assignment is provided below. Unit I Assessment Question 1 1. Think of an organization or industry that you are familiar with. Name at least one recent change in technology, and describe how it has transformed current business practices. Your response should be at least 75 words in length Question 2 1.