Discuss different types of strategies for competitive advantages (2), and then select and discuss the most appropriate strategies to improve the performance of the organization (2).

Networking

Project Report Structure: Part 1

Submission: week 7 Thursday 04/05/2023                                               

Marks: 17 Marks

 

  1. Cover Page (1 Mark).
  • This must contain topic title (0.25), student names and Students ID (0.5), section number and course name (0.25).
  • (You can find the cover page in the blackboard)
  1. Table of Contents (0.5 Mark).
  • Make sure the table of contents contains and corresponds to the headings in the text, figures, and tables.
  1. Executive Summary (2.5 Marks).
  • What does the assignment about (1), The name and field of the chosen company (0.5), and briefly explain the distinct features (1).
  1. Organizational Profile (3 Marks).                               

Brief background of the business including organization details (1), purpose (1), and organizational structure (1).

  1. Strategies (4 Marks).
  • Discuss different types of strategies for competitive advantages (2), and then select and discuss the most appropriate strategies to improve the performance of the organization (2).
  • (You can discuss any points that you learned in this course and its related to your selected organization)
  1. Technology Involved (3 Marks).                         
  • How is the organization set up in terms of its IT infrastructure? Discuss the hardware (0.5), software (0.5), telecommunication (0.5), information security (0.5), networks (0.5), and other elements (0,5).
  • (You can discuss any points that you learned in this course, and it’s related to your selected organization)
  1. Data Management (2 Marks).
  • Discuss the methods the organization uses to manage and process data (1), and then give one advantage and one disadvantage of these methods (1).
  • (You can discuss any points that you learned in this course (chapter 3) and link it to your selected organization)
  1. Identify the Stakeholders (1 Mark)
  • Who are the main individuals, groups, or departments affected by the information system?
  • (You can choose any stakeholder who has a major influence on the IS or vice versa. You can choose 1 stakeholder to discuss)

 

  1. Analysis of Existing System (5 Marks).

Analyze the key problems of the existing system used by the company (2). Also, discuss the Information Systems used within the company (3) for example:

  • Transaction processing systems (TPS)
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems
  • Functional Area Information Systems
  • Business intelligence
  • DSS

(You can discuss any points that you learned in this course and it’s related to your selected organization)

 

  1. System Evaluation (2 Marks).

Evaluate the current system that the company use (your chosen company) with one of the following options (1):

  • Success
  • Partial failure/partial success
  • Total failure

Then, State the reasons for your choice (1)

 

  1. Suggestions for the company (3 Marks)

Design or choose a system to help the company solve its main problems. State the following:

  • The new system name (1)
  • Its features (1)
  • Problems that will be solved (1)

(If the system that the company uses is successful and does not need to be changed, you can mention that (1), mention its features (1), and mention the problems that it solved or prevented from happening (1).)

  • (You can discuss any points that you learned in this course and it’s related to your selected organization)
  1. Conclusion (2 Marks).
  •  Summarize your report (including part 1)
  1. References (1 Mark).
  •  Use APA referencing style format