Instructions from module:
Information Systems Structure Discussion (7 to 10 pages)
3.1. The IS Business Foundation: In this section of your paper, describe the proposedinformation systems structure in terms of people resources, hardware resources,software resources, data resources, and network resources. Your discussion shouldinclude a thorough and clear discussion of how a particular IS supports each businessprocess and how each fits into your organization’s overall strategy. An appropriatenumber of Critical Success Factors (usually 3-5 per process) for the IS-supportedbusiness process should be clearly articulated and tied to the specific IS. Therelationship between these CSFs and your organization’s overall mission statementshould also be clearly stipulated. You may list your business processes and supportinginformation resources in table format.
3.2. Electronic Business and Commerce components: In this section, describe what type ofe-business and/or e-commerce systems you propose for the project. You may alsodescribe why you have selected these particular technologies, and what role they will play in supporting your business goals and objectives.
3.3. Decision Support Systems Components: In this section, describe what type of Decision
Support Systems you propose for the project. You may also describe why you haveselected this particular technology, and what role it will play in supporting your businessgoals and objectives.
3.4. Developing Business and IT Solutions: In this section, describe your proposedapproach to developing business and IT solutions and how that approach both servesand supports your business goals and objectives.
3.5. Security and Ethical Challenges: In this section, describe what information systemssecurity, ethical, legal, and privacy challenges your business may encounter and howyou envision encountering them. In addition, any legal and privacy issues arising fromthe collection and use of information in this system should be presented clearly.