Assignment # 1
The assessment is based on two blog entries, Blog 1 and Blog 4 which will be posted on the Resouce section under Assignment.
Assignment Question 1 (7.5%)
Create a PowerPoint Presentation to provide a succinct explanation of how the implementation of cloud computing relates to an organisations strategy and how it could affect a company’s value chain. Use a recent announcement by a company to illustrate your explanation. Your presentation should be a maximum of 10 slides. Please include any accompanying notes (in the note section of your presentation) you would use for a 10 minute presentation. Alternatively you can use Voice over PowerPoint to provide a 10 minute presentation. Ensure you refer to the marking criteria specified in the subject outline.
Assignment Question 2 (7.5%)
Your manager has requested a report explaining how ERP can value add. Include in your report any potential risks that should be avoided when implementing a cloud based ERP solution in an organisation. Use the blog post above as a starting point . Your report, including executive summary should be maximum length 1200 words.
Question 1 should be pasted in word and then uploaded onto Turnitin.
This assignment is designed to enable you to demonstrate your ability to:
• understand and apply foundation principles relating to computerised information systems in contemporary organisations
• explain the role of data analysis tools and data mining;
• to illustrate typical network configurations and identify the components of a network, particularly identifying the role that cloud computing has in a network;
• evaluate accounting information system architecture, particularly identifying the role that cloud computing and ERP have as the basis for an accounting information system;
• identify organisational risk and the impact that cloud computing and ERP systems have on that risk