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Firms make significant investments in IT. In the IS/IT Governance course we will discuss how to govern IT to make sure that the IT investments contribute to organizational goals and strategies. Firms need to formally evaluate significant IT investments. IT investments are also risky, so firms need to consider the risk associated with the investments to appropriately evaluate the investment. We will discuss how to evaluate IT investments. Firms usually make multiple IT investments in a given year. In this course we will discuss how to evaluate a portfolio of IT investments. Firms need a mechanism to charge users for the IT investments made to encourage prudent consumption of IT resources. We will discuss different mechanisms for charging for IT that incents users to spend IT dollars wisely. Finally, IT investments are made to generate value for the firm. This requires that employees actually use the new IT systems that is developed. Thus, in the IS/IT Governance course we will discuss strategies to make sure that users use the new system so that the firm derives value from its IT investments....
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IT Alignment

Firms make significant investments in IT. However, the returns from these investments are varied. In this module we will learn how to align IT investment decisions with the goals and strategies of the organization....
Reading
15 видео (всего 118 мин.), 1 тест
Video15 видео
Course Project Introduction3мин
1.1-1 Personal Introduction3мин
1.1-2 Course Overview16мин
1.1-3 IT Alignment Part 16мин
1.1-4 IT Alignment Part 29мин
1.1-5 IT Alignment Part 36мин
1.2-1 A Framework for IT Governance5мин
1.2-2 Who Makes the Decisions9мин
1.2-3 How IT Decisions are Made9мин
1.3-1 Key Principles and Practices5мин
1.3-2 Operating Model and Enterprise Architecture6мин
1.3-3 Application Silo Stage10мин
1.3-4 Implications of Enterprise Stages7мин
1.4-1 Module 1 Summary9мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Module 1: IT Alignment Quiz15мин
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Evaluating IT Investments

In this module we will learn how to evaluate individual IT investments. Large IT investments face significant risks. In this module we will also learn about how to incorporate risk in the IT investment decision....
Reading
14 видео (всего 112 мин.), 3 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video14 видео
2.1-1b Net Profit Value Part 14мин
2.1-1c Net Profit Value Part 210мин
2.1-1d Net Proft Value Part 36мин
2.1-1e Net Profit Value Part 410мин
2.1-2 Evaluating IT Investments Part 25мин
2.1-3 Evaluating IT Investments Part 36мин
2.1-4 Evaluating IT Investments Part 411мин
2.2-1 Incorporating Risk in IT Investment Evaluation Part 16мин
2.2-2 Incorporating Risk in IT Investment Evaluation Part 210мин
System Implementation Problem8мин
System Implementation Problem Analysis8мин
2.2-3 Incorporating Risk in IT Investment Evaluation Part 37мин
2.3-1 Module 2 Summary8мин
Reading3 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Discounted Cash Flow of Anesthesia Information Management Systems (AIMS)10мин
Business Process Improvement at Concete Co. Cemex Article10мин
System Implementation Problem Description5мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Module 2: Evaluating IT Investments Part I Quiz15мин
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Evaluating IT Investments (Continued)

A firm may make multiple IT investments in a given year. In this module we will learn how to evaluate a portfolio of IT investments. In this module we will also learn about how to charge users for IT investments....
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7 видео (всего 54 мин.), 1 тест
Video7 видео
3.1-2 Characteristics of Different IT Asset Classes5мин
3.1-3 Strategic Orientation and Portfolio Management8мин
3.2-1 IT Chargeback6мин
3.2-2 Compare Alternative Approaches to IT Chargeback10мин
3.2-3 Explore Implications of IT Chargeback8мин
3.3-1 Module 3 Summary10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Module 3: Evaluating IT Investments Part II Quiz15мин
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Change Management

Firms don’t derive value from IT investments, if users don’t adopt new IT systems. In this module we learn the different levers firms can use to increase the adoption of IT innovation. We will also learn how different IT systems may require different strategies for the implementation of IT systems....
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6 видео (всего 49 мин.), 1 тест
Video6 видео
4.1-2 Different Models of User Adoption5мин
4.1-3 Different Levers for Affecting User Adoption9мин
4.2-1 Project Management vs. Learning Approach8мин
4.2-2 Evolutionary vs. Revolutionary Change7мин
4.3-1 Module 4 Summary8мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Module 4: Change Mangement Quiz15мин

Преподаватель

Gautam Ray

Associate Professor
Carlson School of Management, Information and Decision Sciences

О University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations....

О специализации ''Information​ ​Systems'

This specialization provides a robust introduction to the key principles and practices of Information Systems Management. The first course describes how Information Systems address business problems. This takes the form of an IT alignment model that describes how Information Systems provide capabilities that enable or support organizational strategy. This component also includes an economic analysis of the Information System. The second course in the specialization entails the practice of modeling information systems. The goal of this course is to describe the Information System defined in the first course, so that the Information System can be developed. The third course provides an overview of the capabilities of modern enterprise systems. The goal of this course is to understand the capabilities of enterprise systems, so that the firm can decide if the requirement identified in the second course can be met by an enterprise system. Managerial aspects related to the selection and implementation of enterprise systems will also be discussed. The fourth course in the specialization describes the IT infrastructure choices available to a modern enterprise and the tradeoffs associated with each alternative. Any large Information System implementation is a significant organizational change initiative that requires careful stewardship. All the courses will deal with the issue of change management and discuss strategies and approaches for achieving a successful implementation....
Information​ ​Systems

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