|Start Date||End Date||Proposed time|
|September 5, 2021||September 11, 2021||08:00 To 04:00|
Information Technology Planning
The fundamental concepts of information systems with historical and evolutionary
perspectives. Systems, organizational and strategic role and added value of information
systems, decision support systems, data mining, Management information systems
(MIS), information systems planning, data management, computer networking, internet,
analysis, design, development, and maintenance of information systems, competitive
edge of information systems.
After successfully completing this unit, students should be able to:
* Explain the components of Information Systems and how they support organizational strategy to achieve competitive advantage.
* Develop an understanding of hardware and software on which different information systems are built.
* Develop insights into the management of data, distinguish between Data, Information, and Knowledge and manage data using Data Bases, Data Base Management Systems, Data Warehouses, and Data Marts.
* Describe components of computer networks and how computer networks are built.
* Discuss the role of Transaction Processing Systems (TPS), Functional Area Information Systems (FAIS), and others that support internal business operations.
* Explain Decision Support Systems and Business Intelligence and the role they play in enhancing the performance of a firm.
* Debate how strategic information systems SCM and CRM provide a sustainable competitive advantage to firms.
* Discuss how strategic information system ERP provides a sustainable competitive advantage to firms.
* Describe World Wide Web and explain the increasingly important role E-commerce and Mobile commerce are playing in the business landscape.
* Plan and execute information system development or acquisition effectively.
* Understand cybercrime and potential threat to information security and develop effective strategies to deal with security issues.
* Discuss privacy and ethical issues in relation to Information systems.
Chapter 1: Introduction
1. Strategic role of IS for contemporary organizations
Chapter 2: ORGANIZATIONAL VIEW
3. What is an IS?
4. System environment feedback Business information value chain
Chapter 3: MANAGEMENT VIEW
5. Business processes
6. Transaction processing systems
7. Management information systems
8. Decision support systems
9. Enterprise applications
Chapter 4: ETHICAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES
10. IS and ethics
11. Technological trends raising ethical issues
12. Candidate ethical principles
13. Challenges to privacy and intellectual property
Chapter 5: IT INFRASTRUCTURE
14. Evolution of IT
17. operating systems
18. enterprise software applications
19. data management and storage
22. system integration services
23. Current trends
24. Quantum computing
26. cloud computing
27. green computing
28. open-source software
29. web software
30. web services
32. software outsourcing
Chapter 6: BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
33. File organization
34. Problems with traditional file environments
37. Relational DBMS operations
38. Data definition
39. data dictionary
40. data manipulation
42. Designing databases
44. Referential integrity
45. E-R diagrams
46. Tools: big data warehouses Hadoop in-memory computing Data mining text mining web mining
47. Computer networks
48. Client-server architecture
49. Packet switching
51. Network types
53. Physical transmission media
54. The Internet
60. The Web
63. Web 20
64. Web 30
65. Wireless communication
66. Cellular systems Bluetooth Wi-Fi RFID WSN
Chapter 8: SECURITY
67. System vulnerability
68. Internet vulnerability
69. Wireless security challenges
71. Hackers computer crime
73. DoS DDoS
74. Internal threats Software vulnerability Computer forensics
75. General controls
76. Application controls Risk assessment Security policy
77. Disaster recovery
78. IS audit
80. Encryption81. Public key infrastructure
Chapter 9: SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
82. Business process management
83. Systems development life cycle (SDLC):
84. Structured vs object-oriented development
85. Traditional systems life cycle Waterfall process model
87. End-user development
88. Application software packages Outsourcing
Chapter 10: CRM Systems
89. Strategic information systems SCM and CRM
90. Providing sustainable competitive advantage to firms
Chapter 11: ERP Systems
91. Strategic information system ERP
92. Providing sustainable competitive advantage to firms
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