1-IS II GUC 2009 2010 spring- lecture 1

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Information Systems II Lecture 1 Chapter 14: Project Management Establishing the Business Value of Systems and Managing Change Dr. Hany Ismail
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Chapter 14: LEARNING OBJECTIVES Part 1 The Importance of Project Management Part 3 Establishing the Business Value of Information Systems Part 2 Selecting Projects Part 4 Managing Project Risk
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IS case: McDonald’s McDonald’s: Case Description McDonald’s developed a project to connect headquarters with its 30,000 restaurants in 120 countries . It was meant to provide detailed operational information in real time . It was also intended to create a global ERP application touching the workings of every restaurant. The project cost $1billion and takes several years What happened to this project? The project failed , Why?
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IS case: McDonald’s McDonald’s: Case Analysis Some restaurants were in countries that lacked network infrastructures. After spending over $1 billion , including $170 million on consultants and initial implementation planning, the project was terminated . What should management have known or done to prevent this outcome?
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IS Case: McDonald’s McDonald’s: Suggested Solutions Using an information systems plan would help to evaluate the current infrastructure capabilities Infrastructure example : hardware, software, database, and telecommunications and Internet availability. Consultants would have been able to determine if there were alternatives available in those countries or if they should be left out of the project’s scope. Information systems plan: help to evaluate the entire project’s scope, complexity , and risk to determine if the project was feasible and if it fits with the firm’s strategic plan.
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