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MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS

 

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IT 205 Week 1 Individual: Develop an Action Plan for Developing Foundational IT
Click on the Careers link on your Home page:

Complete Tool 1 (Career Exploration) by setting a minimum of one Career Goal.
Complete Tool 2 (Skill Development), and identify three skills that you need to develop to achieve your Career Goal.
Develop an Action Plan with a minimum of six tasks that you will complete to improve your skills. Actions steps must be reasonable, measurable and have target dates for completion.

Complete the IT Career Plan Assessment with answers to the following questions:

State the Career Goal you selected and give three reasons why?
What is the salary range for your chosen Career Goal position?
State three skills you need to develop in order to get a job in your chosen career field. Why did you choose these skills?
List six tasks that you plan to complete, including target dates for completion.
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IT 205 Week 1 Individual: Reflection of Personal IT Background
Resource: Student Survey Template

Update the Title page on the Student Survey Template. Reflect on your IT experience and background, and provide a response to each question.

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IT 205 Week 2 Individual: The Relationship Between Data, Information and Knowledge
The company you work for is looking at acquiring a new database system. The old system is over ten years old and needs to either be archived or updated. Justification of the cost of change has been a hot topic of conversation amongst the Board of Directors in recent meetings. You have been asked by the CEO of your company to make a presentation to the Board of Directors about the importance of the relationship between data, information, and knowledge in hopes of convincing them of the need to acquire a newer system that can ensure that the company has the right tools in place moving forward. Your task is to provide the Board of Directors with the proper information to make an informed decision.  

Create an 8- to 10-slide PowerPoint® presentation, including introduction, conclusion, and reference slides.

Include speaker notes with each slide.

Explain the relationship between data, information, and knowledge, and how they directly impact an organization by providing examples of and describing each.

Note. Be sure to include supportive graphics and appropriate backgrounds and styles. All references need to adhere to APA guidelines and images should not be copyrighted unless cited properly. 

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IT 205 Week 2 Individual: The Impact of Mobile and Cloud Technology on Business
In the early days of information systems, the IT department controlled all of the components of the system from data retrieval to processing to reporting. Today, the IT department is being directed to do the same tasks, but uses devices that are mobile and may be owned by the user.

Research a current article on mobile or cloud technology and the issues affecting organizations within a specific industry such as retail or education. Your assignment can specifically focus on a department such as customer service or sales.

Write a 350- to 700-word paper identifying and describing the following:

What changes in technology have created a demand for mobile or cloud computing within the industry you have chosen?
What concerns do businesses have concerning data and network management?
What restrictions are organizations placing on end users and why?
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines, and cite and reference the article.

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IT 205 Week 3 Individual: Fundamental Components of an Information System
Businesses today need employees who fully understand the fundamental components of Information Systems and the impact they have on business processes. In order to fulfill this business requirement, employees hired into the field of technology need to possess this knowledge and skills to be effective. 

Create a diagram of the components of an Information System and how each component impacts business processes. You will:

Describe each fundamental component
Describe the area of business that it impacts
Example of how it impacts the business process
Why it is important to the business
Be sure that you use appropriate graphics and shapes that show a clear correlation between each question asked with regard to each component you choose. 

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IT 205 Week 3 Individual: Skills Management and Data Flow
Recently, a major hot beverage retail competitor established an order entry system whereby customers can place orders on a mobile app in advance of arriving at the retail outlet. As an Information Systems Analysts, you feel that your organization has the capacity to develop a similar system for your company. Your mission is to:

Describe the current data flow process for a walk-in customer placing an order
Describe the data flow process for a mobile order that will be picked up at a drive-thru window
Describe the advantages and benefits of the new process you are proposing
Developa list of technology and process skills that the new project evaluation team should have to complete their tasks 
From the developed list, match those skills with the skills that you expect to have after completing your degree to determine where you fit on an evaluation team.

Write a 350- to 700-word proposal to your supervisor explaining your development proposal and why you should be on the team and how your presence will benefit the company.

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IT 205 Week 5 Individual: Ethical Issues Facing IT Professionals
This week the discussion focuses on legal and ethical issues facing companies and IT professionals. One of the challenges within an ever changing technology industry is that new technologies can both benefit and hurt society. Companies and IT organizations are often faced with challenging decisions regarding how to use a new technology or protect their customer's personal information. 

Write a 350-word description of what you would do if faced with the following request and why:

Your role is to support the Human Resource Department. The Head of Talent Acquisition wants you to search the Internet, including social media sites, to determine if job applicants are demonstrating any online behavior that would jeopardize the company. The company does not have a formal policy regarding this situation.

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IT 205 Week 5 Individual: Communicating to Management Concerning Information Systems
Review the "Instructions for Completing a Video" document, and the Lynda.com video "Presentation Fundamentals" with Tatiana Kolovou.

Technology managers look for three critical fundamental skills from the IT professions hired today:

The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing across all stakeholder levels
The ability to work in a team
The ability to think critically
You are on your second interview for a position in an Information Services Department. You will be presenting to a group of your peers so they can see if you have good presentation skills. Your task is to:

Option 1:

Create a presentation containing eight to ten presentation slides including introduction, conclusion, and reference slides.
Include speaker notes with each slide.
Option 2: 

Create a video using the instructions in the Course Materials.
Once you have chosen your option (PowerPoint® or video) for completing this assignment,complete the following:

Describe one of the following type of systems:
A Transaction Processing System (for example, POS, ATM, Online Ordering)
A Functional Department System (for example, HRIS, Finance, CRM)
An Enterprise Resource Planning System
Describe the components or subsystems of the system and what business function they address
Identify one vendor or open source solution for the system you chose to describe
Discuss why you chose this system and how it will affect the overall business functions of the organization
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Note. Be sure to include supportive graphics and appropriate backgrounds and styles. All references need to adhere to APA guidelines and images should not be copyrighted unless cited properly.

 
 

IT 205 Week 6 Individual: Choosing the Right Channel
Suppose you have a friend that either owns or works for a small business and really doesn't want to spend the time or money designing and building his/her own website. He or she has narrowed the selection down to four of the following websites on which to market his/her product and wants your opinion on which to go with:

eBay
Amazon
Etsy
Facebook
Create an 8- to 10-slide presentation including introduction, conclusion, and reference slides.

Include speaker notes with each slide.

Describe the company and the product or service your friend's company provides.

Eliminate one of the websites that does not fit, and state why you think it does not fit.

Include the following information:

What are the advantages of using each site?
What are the risks of using each site?
How will you be able to drive customers to the site?
Would you change your strategy if your friend was selling products to a business (B2B)?
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IT 205 Week 7 Individual: Technology to Focus on the Customer
The world of Business to Consumer (B2C) is driven by several factors. How do you get the consumer to your website and then to your retail store? Once they are at your website, how do you give them enough information about your product or service so they can quickly decide to purchase your product or service? How do you make it convenient for them to pay you? Mobile apps make that process convenient.

In Week Three, your company is deciding to develop a new mobile ordering system in order to avoid losing customers to your competitor. Naturally, you want to not only match the capabilities of their system, but you want to exceed it as well. This week you will be brainstorming ideas for meeting the needs of each individual consumer.

Based on the given scenario, write a 350- to 700-word description of the following:

How will you attract current and new customers to your mobile app by using social media?
What mobile operating systems will you design your app for and why?
What data you will gather from consumers that download your app in order to design a specific marketing program to each individual consumer and why?
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IT 205 Week 9 Individual: Developing a Strategy to Build a New Mobile Ordering System
In previous weeks you learned that your company decided to develop a new mobile ordering system in order to avoid losing customers to your competitor.  Over the past few weeks you developed a summary showing how developing the new system would upgrade the current process and future process. In addition, you determined the skill sets of the technical and process human resources needed for the project implementation team. Finally, you discussed some of the customer interface issues and development issues that arise when designing a mobile software application.

This week, you will wrestle with some of the issues around how to approach the development of this system. From the previous assignments you will make your own proposal to the IT Steering Committee. Assume that the development effort will be done in-house and outside resources will only be brought in if needed.

How will you attract current and new customers to your mobile app by using social media?

Write a 350- to 700-word memo, with your recommendations to the IT Steering Committee. Include the following content in your paper:

The chosen solution that you feel is the right solution.
Explain the reason you made your choice, and justify your choice with current references.
How will Personal Identifiable Information be separated and protected from the information that is necessary to complete the order?
How will the mobile ordering app interface with the current point of sale system?
How can the company avoid developing a website for each retail outlet?
What company costs can be saved using the new app?
What additional revenue can be gained using the new app?
How will you attract current and new customers to your mobile app by using social media?
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