You have a new task to complete for Summit Solutions, Inc. The CIO
wants you to decide on an IT systems platform suitable for a
distributed organizational environment. He’s told you that none of the
employees are going to be happy about the change, but you will have to
satisfy the employees of both companies engaged in the merger.
The two companies will need to merge their business
information systems or find a new one that will work in a distributed
organizational environment. The first order of business is to determine
which platform would be best.
You will analyze what needs to be done for the platform
analysis. In order to determine the solution, you must first understand
what information you already have or need in order to move forward.
Estimate the future growth opportunities of Summit
Solutions, Inc. and determine the most appropriate business information
systems to accommodate the merger and future growth.
- Describe at least three characteristics of enterprise architecture
- Describe how enterprise architectures support information and can create value for the organization.
- Compare open, proprietary, and web service
business information systems and describe which will work in a
distributed organizational environment.
- Support and defend the decision for Summit
Solutions, Inc. to run on “open” platform. Use at least 3 outside
resources in your response
Write a 3 to 5 page report in Word format. Apply current APA standards for writing style to your work.