Each question needs to be answered at least 1 page.
Name and describe four quality of life impacts of computers and information systems. Explain how these have impacted your personal or business life. How would ethics support these four quality of life issues?
You are the new IT Manager for the Cougar Corporation, a firm of 500 employees, with 5 buildings located in three different states. Much of the information is critical to the operation of the business and contains key customer information. As the new IT Manager, one of your employees comes to you concerned with the safeguarding of the firm’s information. As you investigate this issue further, you too are concerned as it does not appear many methods of safeguarding the firm’s information are in place. What methods would you want to make sure are in place to help with the safeguarding of information? What role do you see firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and antivirus systems playing in promoting security? – Write up a memo to your supervisor detailing methods you would like to see implemented across the firm and the role of firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and antivirus systems in promoting better safeguarding of the firm’s information. – Your supervisor will need this no later than 11:59pm CT on Sunday evening.
How has e-commerce transformed marketing? Explain how social networking and the wisdom of crowds help companies improve operations. Research and discuss two examples of social networking.
Explain how knowledge work systems provide value for a firm. Why do you think knowledge work systems are important today? Discuss how CAD, virtual reality, and augmented reality are used today. What has been your experience with these three tools? Are there similar technologies to CAD, VR, and AR that you see on the horizon that will benefit firms in the future?
Distinguish between the four kinds of organizational change that can be promoted with information technology. Explain how you have been impacted by one of these kinds of organizational change. What were the benefits and disadvantages from your perspective? Describe how, in your personal experience, information technology was used to promote the change. If you have not experienced organizational change previously, research an example of how one of the four kinds of organizational change was promoted with information technology in a company or organization.