Week 4 – Project Management for Information Systems

Week# 4: (Ch. 6 & 8)

 

Week 4 – Project Management for Information Systems

Projects that involve information systems need skilled oversight, and poor project management is often the reason new information systems go awry. To better manage the projects on IT, it is required to understand the manager’s role in aligning IT project portfolio with business and IT strategies.

 

Readings and Resources

Required Readings:

  • Textbook: Chapters  6 and 8
  • Coursepack: Volkswagen of America – Managing IT Priorities

 

Recommended Readings:

Reading Brief #4 Guideline

Carefully read the textbook Chapter 6. Project Management and then answer the following questions.

  • Compare two perspectives from Rebecca Calder and Jorge Huerta.
  • Which perspective would you take? Why?

Instructions(NO Reference)

  • Up to 200 words.(Please I want exactly 200 words without write a question)
  • Use your own words. Plagiarized work will be graded at 0

Reading Brief #5 Guideline

Read the case “Volkswagen of America” in the coursepack, and answer the following questions:

  • Who controls the budget from which IT projects are funded at Volkswagen of America?
  • Who should control these budgets?
  • Should the IT department have its own budget?

Instructions(NO Reference)

  • Up to 200 words..(Please I want exactly 200 words without write a question)
  • Use your own words. Plagiarized work will be graded at 0.

Team Discussion #4

In the textbook, Mr. Jim Barton had three alternative proposals for IT budget control (see textbook and/or lecture note):

  • Full Chargeout
  • Full Charge Out + Reserved discretionary budget for infrastructure upgrades
  • Non-Charge Out

Evaluate three proposals and share your ideas with your team members about which option would be the best for IVK.

 

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