BSA 375 Complete Class
Week 1 Discussion Questions
Why do heuristics and biases play a major role in the success/failure of an IT project? What specific kinds are the most influential factors - in general and for your specific organization?
How does organizational culture play a role in the successful reliance on the JAD process to identify and gather business requirements? Would JAD work in your company? Why or why not?
Based on Tallon and Scannell's (2007) article, describe information life cycle management (ILM) and the relationship to the cost of storage.
Individual Assignment: Service Request SR-rm-004, Part 1
The final individual paper for this class is comprised of three sections and due in Week Four. One section of the paper is due each week.
Complete Section 1 of 3 for the final paper due in Week Four. Using the Service Request SR-rm-004, Analyze HR System, and prepare a 4-6 page paper that accomplishes the following:
Describe the information-gathering techniques and design methods you would propose to use for the project.
- Identify the key factors that help ensure the information required for the project is gathered successfully.
- Explain the scope and feasibility of the project.
Cite and discuss 3 to 4 references, in addition to the required readings, that are relevant to the assignment. Include citations and references using the University of Phoenix approved style guide format.
Week 2 Discussion Questions
What is "enterprise-wide analytics technology" and how can it play a part in understanding business processes? What are the challenges in rolling out a Business Intelligence tool?
Based on Perkin's (2007) article, list five reasons why projects fail. Provide an example of a project failure.
Based on Stotz's (2007) article, why is it important to adequately define...