College of Information Systems & Technology CMGT/445 Version 4 Application Implementation Schedule: 12/20/12 – 01/24/13 Campus: Stonecrest (RM# 308) Group ID: KM10BIT05
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Course Description This course will cover the process and issues associated with the implementation of a computer application information system. Topics will include the processes associated with sponsor and stakeholder approvals, end user training, technical staff training, conversion from existing application(s) and integration into the information system production environment. This course will also examine the use of development and testing environments and the testing procedures related to the implementation of a computer application information system. Policies Faculty and students will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the following two documents: University policies: You must be logged into the student website to view this document. Instructor policies: This document is posted in the Course Materials forum.
University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality. Course Materials Valacich, J., & Schneider, C. (2012). Information systems today: Managing in the digital world (5th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education. All electronic materials are available on the student website.
Week One: Aspects of Application Domains
Objectives 1.1 Define the types of business environments. 1.2 Analyze principles of human-computer interactions. 1.3 Evaluate approaches to integrating domain-specific needs. Read the Week One Read Me First.
Course Syllabus CMGT/445 Version 4
Read Ch. 1, “Managing in the Digital World”, of Information Systems Today. Read Ch. 2, “Gaining Competitive Advantage Through Information Systems” of Information Systems Today. Review this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. Participate in class discussion. Integrating Domain-Specific Needs What is the best approach to integrating domain-specific needs? Why is this approach better than others? 12/20/12 12/20/12 2
Reading Participation In-Class discussion Team Supporting Activity
Evolution of Technology What challenges could businesses face with the constant evolution of technology?
Digital World What makes today’s technological environment a Digital World? What is the future of human–computer interactions?
Bridging the Digital Divide Why should companies consider the digital divide?
This will be discussed in class. Bring write-up to class. Be prepared. Learning Team Instructions Learning Team Charter Learning Team Instructions Business Case for Investment (Preparation – Due in Wk 3) Resource: Learning Team Charter Collaborate and complete a Learning Team Charter. 12/22/12
Begin working on the Business Case for Investment assignment due in Week Three. Write a 1,400- to 1750-word paper describing how to formulate and present the business case for technology investments. Include the following information: Prototyping environments and processes Testing design to include procedures and standards Sources of accessibility Integration
Include at least 6 references. Only peer review reference articles will be accepted for this assignment.
Course Syllabus CMGT/445 Version 4
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Individual Programmatic Assessment Learning Team Project Request for Proposal and Service Request Project (Due in Wk 5) Complete the programmatic assessment by clicking the link on your student website. 12/20/12 5...