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CIS 207 Week 1 Individual: Develop an Action Plan for Developing Foundational IT Skills

Resource: IT Career Goal Assessment Template

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 Career Plan Template 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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CIS 207 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 Experience Pre-Assessment




What is the degree you are seeking and your area of concentration?  What position are you seeking once you graduate?


How many college level IT specific courses have you taken at any school?





If you have taken any, what were they?





Do you have any experience working with or on a Business Information System?





If so, which one(s) [HR, CRM, ERP, TPS]





Do you have any work experience in accessing, inputting data using a computer?





If so, for how many years?





What are the top three software applications you use frequently not including Browsers or Office products?








Do you have a Home network?





If so, is it Wireless?


Did you set it up by yourself?


Do you use a Smartphone or other wireless device? Have you downloaded the University of Phoenix app?


What device?






If you downloaded the UOPX app, do you use the app to access the classroom?


Do you use any other phone or tablet app to complete schoolwork?





If so, what schoolwork do you use the app to complete? 

When you come across a technology word you do not know, where do you go to find out what it means?


Are you currently or recently employed in an IT job? How long? In what functional area?


What kind of things do you do, if any, to keep current on Information Technology topics?






CIS 207 Week 2 Individual: Skills Management

Collaborative discussion and 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-word proposal to your supervisor explaining why you should be on the team and how your presence will benefit the company.

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CIS 207 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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CIS 207 Week 3 Individual: Ethical Issues Facing IT Professionals

Write a 350- to 700-word description, individually, based on your Week Three Learning Team Collaborative discussion of what you would do 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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CIS 207 Week 3 Individual: Communicating to Management Concerning Information Systems

Resources: “Presentation Fundamentals” with Tatiana Kolovou on, Instructions for Completing a Video

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


For either option:




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 subsytems 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.





CIS 207 Week 4 Individual: Using Technology to Focus on the Customer

Write a 350- to 700-word description, individually, based on your Week Four Learning Team Collaborative discussion on 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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CIS 207 Week 4 Individual: Choosing the Right Channel

Suppose you have a friend that either owns or works for a small business. They really don’t want to spend the time or money designing and building their own website. He or she has narrowed the selection down to four of the following websites and wants your opinion on which to go with:












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 don’t think it fits.

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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CIS 207 Week 5 Individual: Developing a Strategy to Build a New Mobile Ordering System

Write a 350- to 700-word memo, individually, based on your Week Five Learning Team Collaborative discussion, with your recommendations to the IT Steering Committee. Include the following content in your paper:




Summarize the responses to the questions from your team discussion.


Choose the solution that you personally feel is the right solution.


Explain the reason you made your choice and justify your choice with current references.


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CIS 207 Week 5 Individual: Data Protection

Complete all sections of Section 15.2, “Data Protection,” in TestOut LabSim®:




15.2.1 Data Backups


15.2.2 Protecting Data


15.2.3 Recovering Files from Backup


15.2.4 Workstation Backup Facts


15.2.5 Server Backup Facts


15.2.6 Configure a Data Backup


15.2.7 Configure a Server Backup


15.2.8 Practice Questions – Section 15.2


Capture a copy of your results for EACH module either by print screen or a snipping tool. Paste into a Microsoft® Word document.

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