Assignment 1. Email instructor with responses to
Assignment 2. Abbreviated BLM Case Analysis. Instructions: What, in your opinion, are the most
crucial or urgent issues facing the new BLM CIO? Briefly explain each
of the issues that you identify. You should probably read the case at least twice.
I am looking for quality, not quantity. Pay attention to your writing.
Assignment 3. Professional Readings. As
IT professionals you will need to cultivate the habit of monitoring
professional literature. To assist you in developing this lifelong
habit, you will be expected to read and briefly summarize (.5 to .75 pages
single spaced) three articles during the first 6 weeks of class. The
summary should: Identify salient points, present any controversial
issues, discuss why you think this article is relevant to practice.
You may select any IT-related topic that interests you. However, if
you want to conserve energy, you might focus your selections on areas
relevant to either your technical evaluations or class presentations.
Some on-line sources of IT-related content are available on the CIS
Resources link of this website.
Technical evaluation. Group and individual
assignments, presentation dates to be negotiated.
Assignment 5. IT manager survey. Group assignment, presentation
date to be negotiated.