As an IT manager, create a 10 – 15 slide professional PowerPoint presentation (using speaker notes) for the CEO by Wednesday, February 26, 2014. The presentation topic is the evolution of information systems as seen in the organization you selected in module 1.
You will conduct research and analyze
information to make recommendations for an updated system that can meet
the business requirements of your chosen organization.
Summarize the organization’s current and
past use of information systems and its impact on operations, decision
making, efficiency, and profitability.
Explain the usage and purpose of the IS
system, the improvements that can be made to it, and analyze the need
for an information system. Elaborate on how decisions are made using
the IT system.
Identify three key business requirements or
needs that the system must meet of your selected organization (e.g.,
the system must track all customer sales by product, region, and sales
Then, assuming that a system upgrade would
be possible, discuss your responsibility as an IS professional and
the roles of others in the organization to define new or other
business information systems that might be needed and to select an
appropriate platform. Consider various types of decision-making
support systems (DSS).
Include a title slide, reference slide and incorporate at least three resources in your presentation.
Present your research, analysis, and
recommendations in a format that could be shared with stakeholders
without technical knowledge. Provide diagrams or other visual aids to
explain your analysis, if needed.
Submit your assignment to the M3: Assignment 2 Dropbox.
Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Summarized past and current information systems used by the selected organization.
Explained impact of information systems on operations, decision-making, efficiency, and profitability.
Described decision support system (DSS) used by the selected organization.
Evaluated the usefulness of a DSS and the existing DSS.
Identified and described three key business requirements of the selected organization.
Determined need for upgrade and described likely upgrade for the business requirements identified.
Style (4 points): Tone, audience, and word choice
Organization (12 points): Introduction, transitions, and conclusion
Usage and Mechanics (12 points): Grammar, spelling, and sentence structure
APA Elements (16 points): In text citations and references, paraphrasing, and appropriate use of quotations and other elements of style