237-L10-6up - Agenda Questions BUS 237 Information Systems...

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BUS 237 1 Lecture 9: Information Systems Strategy, Governance and Ethics BUS 237 Information Systems in Business BUS 237 Agenda Questions? IT/Enterprise Architecture IT Alignment IS Governance, Audit and Ethics Green IT BUS 237 2 This Could Happen to You DSI relies on an efficient supply chain to obtain needed components and materials DSI business processes and IS that support them would be of the highest strategic importance in the organization Is there a way to use cross-organizational information systems to gain labor productivity? BUS 237 3 Learning Objectives BUS 237 4 Q1. What is the relationship between organizational strategy and IT planning? Q2. What is Information Technology architecture? Q3. What is alignment, why is it important and why is it difficult? Q4. What is Information Systems Governance? Q5. What is an Information Systems Audit and why should you care about it? Q6. What is Information Systems Ethics? Q7. What is Green IT and why should you care about it? Q1. What is the relationship between organizational strategy and IT planning? • Use Porter‘s five forces model to consider the industry structure that is, understand what forces are acting on companies within the industry Once this is understood, then an organization can develop a competitive strategy for the organization that should enable the organization to thrive BUS 237 5 Relationship between organizational strategy and IT planning (1) The competitive strategy is supported through primary and secondary activities in the Value Chain The Value Chain consist of a collection of Business Processes Business Processes are supported by Information Systems BUS 237 6
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BUS 237 2 Relationship between organizational strategy and IT planning (2) So the Organizational Strategy requires Competitive Strategy which requires An understanding of the Value Chain Which are collections of Business Processes That are enabled by Information Systems and Information Technology as their major component The trick in building an effective IT architecture is to design the Information Technology so that it supports the activities that support the competitive strategy BUS 237 7 Organizational Strategy and Information Systems BUS 237 8 Enterprise Architecture BUS 237 Architecture When you think about technology architecture, think about the city of Paris, France What makes for a successful city design? What do people need to live and work? What are the goals of the people who designed Paris? Does design influence economic efficiency? BUS 237 10 Q2. What is Information Technology architecture? IT/Enterprise architecture
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237-L10-6up - Agenda Questions BUS 237 Information Systems...

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