IS4182 Enterprise Information Systems Strategy and Policy

Enterprise Information Systems Strategy and Policy: How to Be an Effective CIO or IT Strategist. This course aims to make students fluent in architecture-based decision making for enterprise systems strategy and policy. Students should become capable of significantly enhancing the prospects of an enterprise through effective, strategic use of IT architecture. The student should be capable of suggesting significant improvements in existing or proposed architectures, demonstrating both analysis and synthesis skills. Topics include: the enterprise and extended enterprise; information processing for competitive superiority; technology evolution and adaptive stresses; the role of the era; information systems architecture and enterprise architecture; architecting; U.S. Government architecture efforts; 000 imperatives; information superiority; network-centric warfare; and architecture synthesis and evaluation. Prerequisite: None.

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