cmgt413 | undergraduate
Application Acquisition And Sourcing
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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The IT Business Dynamic
- Analyze the changing face of business and its importance to the acquisition and maintenance of IT assets.
- Conduct an IT value-chain analysis.
- Explain the role of IT in helping the organization gain a competitive advantage.
Application Development and Sourcing
- Compare sourcing options for application development.
- Evaluate the advantages and drawbacks of outsourcing versus insourcing.
- Analyze the issues associated with the Build versus Buy decision.
Hardware and Network Sourcing
- Assess the buy versus lease decision for different categories of hardware.
- Explain the advantages and drawbacks of a managed infrastructure.
- Identify sourcing issues in networking infrastructures.
- Analyze the issues and considerations associated with project procurement management.
- Create the primary components of the Request for Proposal and Statement of Work.
- Create a well-structured contract.
Testing, Evaluation, and Benchmarking
- Explain the importance of testing, evaluation, and benchmarking in any IT sourcing decision.
- Identify opportunities to maintain current knowledge of application acquisition and sourcing methodologies and trends.
- Identify quality issues associated with IT sourcing.
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