CISC 7534X Information Systems Planning and Policy

37 hours plus conference and independent work; 3 credits

The information system (I/S) unit and function as a component of the overall organization. The use of I/S by organizations to gain competitive advantage. Alternative methods for positioning, structuring, and controlling information systems for effectiveness and efficiency. I/S planning strategies and methodologies; roles for steering committees. Emphasis on the strategic (or long-term) aspects of the I/S function, within the organization, in its dealing with suppliers, competitors, and customers/clients, and in its impact on society.

Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 7500X [757X].

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