the merger of your company with a multinational company, you have come to
realize that progressive solutions are necessary to defray some of the
associated information technology costs.
Company executives believe that using cloud technology and
virtualization is becoming the standard for companies that are engaged in Internet-based
technologies. Your company is on the verge of global marketing and competition;
therefore, your company needs to make smarter decisions and improve global business
performance. Cloud technology and virtualization are believed to provide
business insights without enormous infrastructure enhancements. The executive board
is aware of the profound benefits of cloud technology and virtualization but is
apprehensive because they are unfamiliar with the look and feel of the
technology. The executive team is interested in your recommendations and
eagerly waiting for your forward-thinking viewpoint.
Section 1: Design Document
- Write a four to
six (4-6) page design document in
the need for the use of cloud technology and virtualization within the company.
expected cost savings in hardware infrastructure.
the possible reductions of human capital that can be realized from implementing
cloud and virtualization technologies.
a diagram through the use of Microsoft Visio or an open source alternative such
as Dia to illustrate how cloud and virtualization technology could align with the
company’s business processes and assist with attainment of organizational goals. Note: The graphically depicted
solution is not included in the required page length but must be included in
the design document appendix.
a compelling recommendation for solution providers and partners that could help
the company secure a firm competitive advantage by using cloud and
assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
- Be typed, double
spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all
sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format.
Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
- Include a cover
page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the
professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the
reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
- Include charts
or diagrams created in MS Visio or Dia as an appendix of the design
document. All references to these diagrams must be included in the body of
the design document.
Section 2: Revised Project Plan
Microsoft Project to:
- Update the project
plan (summary and detail) template, fromProject Deliverable 3: Database and Data Warehousing Design, with
three to five (3-5) new project
tasks each consisting of five to ten (5-10) subtasks.
specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
an understanding of existing and emerging information technologies and
strategic impact on organizational operations.
how to develop reasoned responses to the major forces shaping the role of IT in
organizations competing in a global economy.
technology and information resources to research issues in information systems.
clearly and concisely about leadership issues and strategic insight of the
Information systems domain using proper writing mechanics and technical style