Monday, January 19, 2015

Format for Report & Assignment

Please follow this template:
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Your report must include:
1. Cover Page

2. Acknowledgment
3. Table Of Content
4. Introduction about your topic (briefly)
5. Full Content
6. Conclusion
7. References (follow American Psychological Association -
APA standard)
8. Appendix

Your report must have:
1.
Times new roman – font size 12
2. Alignment justify with 1.5 spacing
3. Page number (bottom-right)
4. include graphs, images

COM3053 : Assignment 1



 Submission Date : 6 Feb 2015 before 1.00pm

Propose an IT project to a respective client.

Question 1
Describe the project in terms of its scope. Create a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for that project. Breakdown the work to at least the fourth level for one of the WBS items. Enter the WBS into Project 2007 and print out the Gantt chart.

Question 2
Transform details in Project Scope Management into network diagrams, critical path analysis, Gantt charts, critical chain scheduling.

Question 3
Create a cost estimate / model for your project within the next two months. Be sure to include personnel cost associated with the project management for this project. Document the assumptions you made in preparing the estimate and provide explanations for key numbers.

Question 4
Review the information collected in question 1 until question 3. Brainstorm ideas for a potential Six Sigma project that could improve quality at your project. Write a project idea and explain why it should be a Six Sigma project. Review and discuss how you could use the DMAIC process on this project.

COM3043 : Assignment 1

Submission Date : 6 Feb 2015 before 1.00pm


Question 1
Explain about devices use embedded operating systems and what are the pros and cons of using the embedded operating system compare to desktop operating system.


Question 2
Explain about desktop operating system and what are the pros and cons of using desktop operating system compare to open-source operating systems

Question 3
Identify several advantages and several disadvantages of open-source operating systems. Include the types of people who would find each aspect to be an advantage or a disadvantage.

Question 4
Compare between real time processing with batch processing in operating system. What are the pros and cons of using both processing type.

MIS2023 : Group Assignment 1

Submission Date : 6 Feb 2015 before 1.00pm


Question 1
Assume that you run a start-up and have decided to enter the cell phone service industry. Which of the three generic strategies would you choose as your primary business strategy – overall cost leadership, differentiation, or focus? Explain your choice by elaborating on the product and service features you would offer to lure customers from the competition.

Question 2
You are just starting a business online. Connect to any of the many sites that offer blog services and create a blog for your business. Simply go through the steps to create a blog. Which blog site did you choose to use and why? What is the registration process? How can you advertise your blog to other people? Why must blogs be constantly updated with new content?

Question 3
Knowledge workers throughout the business world are building the own desktop databases. To do so, the must understand both how to design a database and how to use a desktop DBMS. The ability to design a database and use a desktop DBMS offers you a great career advantage. Research your chosen major by looking at job posting. How many of those jobs want you to have some database knowledge? Do they list a specific DBMS package? What’s you take – should expand your education and learn more about databases and DBMSs? Why and why not?

Question 4
AI systems are relatively new approaches to solving business problems. What are the difficulties with new IT approaches in general? For each of the systems we discussed, identify some advantages and disadvantages of AI system over traditional business processes.  Say you were selling specialty teas and had both brick and click stores. Would you use the same type of AI systems for each part of your business? In what way would you use them or why would you not? Is there a place for decision support and artificial intelligence techniques in small specialty businesses? In what way would decision support add value? Can you think of how a DSS or an AI system would be value reducing? What do you see as the major differences between running a mammoth concern and a small specialty business?

Monday, January 5, 2015

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Notes for MIS2023

Week 1 (5 - 9 Jan 2015)
Notes : Information Systems in Global Business Today
Tutorial : Tutorial 1
Case Study : UPS Global Operation with the DIAD
video's new link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXuuEkP-sAE

Week 2 (12 - 16 Jan 2015)
Notes : Global E-Business
Tutorial : Tutorial 2
Case Study : Walmart's Retail Link Supply

Week 3 (19 - 23 Jan 2015)
Notes : Information Systems, Organizations and Strategy
Tutorial : Tutorial 3
Case Study : IT and Geo-Mapping Help a Small Business Succeed

Week 4 (26 - 30 Jan 2015)
Notes : Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems
Tutorial : Tutorial 4
Case Study : Facebook Privacy

Week 5 (2- 6 Feb 2015)
Notes : IT Infrastructure and emerging Technologies
Tutorial : Tutorial 5
Case Study : Salesforce.com - SFA on the iPhone and iPod Touch

ONLINE QUIZ 1 (http://www.classmarker.com/register/online-test-taker/)
Date : 6 - 8 Feb 2015
Time : 24 hours (1 hour with 1 attempt only)
Chapter : 1, 2, 3 & 4

Week 6 (9 - 13 Feb 2015)
Notes : Foundations of Business Intelligence
Tutorial : Tutorial 6
Case Study : Data Warehousing at REI - Understanding the Customer

MID-SEM BREAK (16 20 Feb 2015)

Week 7 (23 - 27 Feb 2015)
Notes : Telecommunications, The Internet and Wireless Technology
Tutorial : Tutorial 7
Case Study : Telepresence Moves Out of the Boardroom and Into the Field

Week 8 (2 - 6 Mac 2015)
Notes : Securing Information Systems
Tutorial : Tutorial 8
Case Study : Stuxnet and Cyberwarfare

Week 9 (9 - 13 Mac 2015)
Notes : Achieving Operational Excellence and Customer Intimacy
Tutorial : Tutorial 9
Case Study : Evolution Homecare Manages Patients with  Microsoft Dynamic CRM

Week 10 (16 - 20 Mac 2015)
MID-SEMESTER EXAMINATION
Date : 
Time : 
Chapter :  5, 6, 7 & 8


Week 11 (23 - 27 Mac 2015)
Notes : E-Commerce
Tutorial : Tutorial 10
Case Study : Groupon - Deals Galore

Week 12 (30 Mac - 3 Apr 2015)
Notes : Managing Knowledge and Collaboration
Tutorial : Tutorial 11
Case Study : L'Oreal - Knowledge Management Using Microsoft Sharepoint

Week 13 (6 - 10 Apr 2015)
Notes : Enhancing Decision Making
Tutorial : Tutorial 12
Case Study : Business Intelligence Helps the Cincinnati Zoo Work Smarter

ONLINE QUIZ 2 (http://www.classmarker.com/)'
Date : 10 - 12 Apr 2015
Time : 24 hours (1 hour with 1 attempt only)
Chapter : 9, 10, 11 & 12

Week 14 ( 13 - 17 Apr 2015) 
Discussions Class

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Notes for COM3043


Week 1 (5 - 9 Jan 2015)
Notes : Introduction
Tutorial : Tutorial 1

Week 2 (12 - 16 Jan 2015)
Tutorial : Tutorial 2

Week 3 (19 - 23 Jan 2015)
Notes : Process Concept
Tutorial : Tutorial 3

Week 4 (26 - 30 Jan 2015)
Tutorial : Tutorial 4 

Date : 30 Jan – 1 Feb 2015
Time : 24 hours (1 hour with 1 attempt only)
Chapter : 1, 2 & 3

Week 5 (2- 6 Feb 2015)
Tutorial : Tutorial 5

Week 6 (9 - 13 Feb 2015)
Notes : Deadlock
Tutorial : Tutorial 6

MID-SEM BREAK (16 - 20 Feb 2015)

Week 7 (23 - 27 Feb 2015)
Tutorial : Tutorial 7

Week 8 (2 - 6 Mac 2015)
MID-SEMESTER EXAMINATION
Date : 
Time : 
Chapter : 4, 5 & 6

Week 9 (9 - 13 Mac 2015)
Tutorial : Tutorial 8

Week 10 (16 - 20 Mac 2015)
Tutorial : Tutorial 9

Week 11 (23 - 27 Mac 2015)
ONLINE QUIZ 2 (http://www.classmarker.com/)
Date : 27 – 29 Mac 2015
Time : 24 hours (1 hour with 1 attempt only)
Chapter : 7, 8 & 9

Week 12 (30 Mac - 3 Apr 2015)
Discussions Class

Week 13 (6 - 10 Apr 2015)
Discussions Class

Week 14 ( 13 - 17 Apr 2015)
Discussions Class