Management Effectiveness Using Technology Resources Phase 2

Phase 2 - Task 1

Task Type:

Discussion Board

Deliverable Length:

400-600 words






Primary Discussion Response is due by Wednesday

Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

Library Research Assignment

Conduct research online to determine the challenges and issues that are related to information technology (IT) management. Discuss the specific controls, environmental factors, competitive factors, and people and organizational factors that are challenging for IT managers.


Phase 2 - Task 2

Task Type:

Individual Project

Deliverable Length:

4–5 pages of new material


Determining the information technology (IT) management strategy that will work best for an organization requires that an assessment of the current state of the organization is conducted.

Write a strategic information systems assessment of 4–5 pages for the case study organization that includes the following:

    Analyze the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats for the case study organization that are related to its present information systems environment.
    Assess the forces that are presently governing competition for the case study organization.
    Using Wiseman’s framework of strategy development, define the strategic thrusts (and related advantages) that the case study organization should use to build a business case for implementing an information systems management plan.
    Add this section to the Strategic Information Systems Assessment section of your Business Strategy and Management Plan .
    Name the document "yourname_IT600__IP2.doc."
    All sources should be cited using in-text references and in the References section using APA format.