critically review a case study of the Information Technology (IT), Information Systems (IS) of the chosen business; 2. An analysis of how business information is used in the chosen business to create business value and competitive advantage; and 3. Any three recommendations to the chosen business concerning how to better manage business information in order to enhance business strategies and operations.

Students are required to undertake a case study of the business information strategies and processes of a particular business. The study should include: 1. A critical review of the Information Technology (IT), Information Systems (IS) of the chosen business; 2. An analysis of how business information is used in the chosen business to create business value and competitive advantage; and 3. Any three recommendations to the chosen business concerning how to better manage business information in order to enhance business strategies and operations. Students chose the business they want to undertake the case study on. Criteria for Assessment • Quality of the review of IT and IS, including details of relevant policies, processes and practices – 15 marks. • Depth in the analysis of how business information is used in the business, including links to relevant theory and research – 15 marks. • Thoughtful, evidence-based three recommendations concerning enhancements to business information strategies and operations – 10 marks. • Standard of presentation of the paper, with proper and consistent style of referencing – 5 marks.

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BUS507 – Assignment 2 Criteria

 

Due: Week 10

Weighting: 45%

 

Case Study Analysis and Report (3000 words)

*Minus 10% & extra 20% leeway permitted (2,700 words to 3,600 words)  

Students are required to undertake a case study of the business information strategies and processes of a particular business. The study should include:

  1. A critical review of the Information Technology (IT), Information Systems (IS) of the chosen business;
  2. An analysis of how business information is used in the chosen business to create business value and competitive advantage; and
  3. Any three recommendations to the chosen business concerning how to better manage business information in order to enhance business strategies and operations.

Students chose the business they want to undertake the case study on.

Criteria for Assessment

  • Quality of the review of IT and IS, including details of relevant policies, processes and practices – 15 marks.
  • Depth in the analysis of how business information is used in the business, including links to relevant theory and research – 15 marks.
  • Thoughtful, evidence-based three recommendations concerning enhancements to business information strategies and operations – 10 marks.
  • Standard of presentation of the paper, with proper and consistent style of referencing – 5 marks.

 

  • Total: 45 marks

 

 

 

Marking Rubric

Quality of the review of IT and IS for chosen business, including details of relevant policies, processes and practices
Chosen business clearly identified /1
Brief overview of chosen business /2
Review of the IT and IS for chosen business /3
Explanation of relevant policies for chosen business /3
Explanation of relevant processes for chosen business /3
Explanation of relevant practices for chosen business /3
Total Requirements /15.00
Depth in the analysis of how business information is used in the chosen business, including links to relevant theory and research
Overview of what business information is /2
Detailed analysis of how business information is used in the chosen business /5
Relevant theory explained /3
Clear indication of relevant research /3
Links to relevant theory and research included /2
Total Requirements /15.00
Thoughtful, evidence-based recommendations concerning enhancements to business information strategies and operations  
Recommendation 1 listed, explained and justified /3
Recommendation 2 listed, explained and justified /3
Recommendation 3 listed, explained and justified /3
Recommendations are all evidence based and directly enhance the businesses information strategies and operations /1
Total Requirements /10.00
   
Standard of presentation of the paper  
Clear and organised structure, including table of content, appropriate headings and a page title /1.5
Clear writing with correct grammar and spelling /1.5
All sources referenced properly – in-text referencing and reference list provided /2
Total Requirements /5.00
Total /45.00