The project involves studying the IT infrastructure of a relevant information system (IS)/ information technology (IT) used by selecting any organization of your choice locally or internationally
The idea is to investigate the selected organization using the main components of IT (Hardware, software, services, data management and networking). Infrastructure Investigation, which is in a selected industry, should be carried out by using articles, websites, books and journal papers and /or interviews. In the report, you are expected to discuss:
Project Report Structure: Part 1
Submission: Week 6 Saturday 07/10/2023
Marks: 17 Marks
1.Cover Page (1 Mark).
This must contain topic title (0.25), student names and Students ID (0.5), section number and course name (0.25).
(You can find the cover page in the blackboard)
2.Table of Contents (0.5 Mark).
Make sure the table of contents contains and corresponds to the headings in the text, figures, and tables.
3.Executive Summary (2.5 Marks).
What does the assignment about (1), The name and field of the chosen company (0.5), and briefly explain the distinct features (1).
4.Organizational Profile (3 Marks).
Brief background of the business including organization details (1), purpose (1), and organizational structure (1).
5.Strategies (4 Marks).
Discuss different types of strategies for competitive advantages (2), and then select and discuss the most appropriate strategies to improve the performance of the organization (2).
(You can discuss any points that you learned in this course and its related to your selected organization)
6.Technology Involved (3 Marks).
How is the organization set up in terms of its IT infrastructure? Discuss the hardware (0.5), software (0.5), telecommunication (0.5), information security (0.5), networks (0.5), and other elements (0,5).
(You can discuss any points that you learned in this course, and it’s related to your selected organization)
7.Data Management (2 Marks).
Discuss the methods the organization uses to manage and process data (1), and then give one advantage and one disadvantage of these methods (1).
(You can discuss any points that you learned in this course (chapter 3) and link it to your selected organization)
8.Identify the Stakeholders (1 Mark)
Who are the main individuals, groups, or departments affected by the information system?
(You can choose any stakeholder who has a major influence on the IS or vice versa. You can choose 1 stakeholder to discuss)
Guidelines for the assignment:
üMake sure to include the cover page with all information required. One mark will be deducted if there is no cover page
üThis is a group project (2-3 students), which is part of your course score. It requires effort, research, and critical thinking.
üUse font Times New Roman, 12 font sizes
üUse 1.5 line spacing with adjust to all paragraphs (alignment).
üUse the footer function to insert page number.
üEnsure that you follow the APA style in your project and references.
üThe minimum number of required references is 3 for each part (1 and 2).
üYour project report length Part 1 should be between 1500 to 2200 words & Part 2 should be between 1000 to 2000 words.
üYou must check the spelling and grammar mistakes before submitting the assignment.
üUp to 20% of the total grade will be deducted for providing a poor structure of assignment (Structure includes these elements paper style, free of spelling and grammar mistakes, referencing and word count).
üAssignment must be in Word format only NO PDF
üYour file should be saved as Word doc [Example]: [Your Name] [CRN] MIS201 – Project Assignment Part 1.doc
üAPA reference system https://student.unsw.edu.au/apa
üAbout plagiarism http://wts.indiana.edu/pamphlets/plagiarism.shtml
üAbout plagiarism https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plagiarism