cmgt583 | Graduate
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Vendor Strategies and Evaluation of Program Integration
- Describe methods of integration for vendor strategies in IT and business.
- Analyze the differences among developing software in-house, outsourcing various pieces, and purchasing it from an ASP, including strengths and weaknesses of each.
- Identify the various reasons IT management may choose strategic outsourcing partnerships.
- Evaluate models for assessing the business value of IS.
- Describe why standard business financial ratios and measurements are not effective indicators of IT performance.
Emerging Technology and the Future of IT
- Explain the evolution and current state of trends in IT.
- Describe how IT is reshaping organizations of today.
- Describe the role of new technologies and how they continue to impact business.
Value of IT to an Organization
- Describe the critical elements that make up business and IT organizations in the current technology evolution.
- Describe the links and activities between business strategy and IT strategy that demonstrate the value of information.
- Compare and contrast business processes with their relationship to IS.
- Assess the complementary assets required for IT to provide value to a business.
Role of IT Leadership
- Evaluate the role played by IT systems that serve various levels of management in a business and their relationship to each other.
- Describe the elements that create successful partnerships between business management and systems management.
- Describe some attributes of CIOs that contribute to their effectiveness.
- Describe several attributes that differentiate leaders from IT managers.
- Describe effective strategies IT management may use to work in harmony with business and still maintain its competitive edge.
- Describe methods used to integrate new IT technologies into business.
- Identify various strengths and weaknesses of new IT technologies, and how they impact business operations.
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