BT 852 - Strategic Information Systems

Course lecturer :

  • Dr. Rodaina Abdelsalam

Course assistant :

  • N/A

Course objectives :

The course is concerned with the strategic role of information systems and technologies in an organisation. It explores how technology and information can be best used to achieve the organisation\’s goals and in doing so gain strategic and competitive advantage within its business sector. It also examines the challenges aligning business and information systems strategy.

Course description :

The Information Systems Strategy Triangle Strategic Use of Information Resources Organizational Impacts of Information Systems Use Information Technology and The Design of Work Architecture and infrastructure Information Technology and Changing Business Processes

Course assessment :

Written Exams 80 Marks 80% Quizzes 5 Marks 5% Group presentations 5 Marks 5% Case studies 10 Marks 10%

Recommended text books :

Pearlson and Saunders (2010) Managing and Using Information Systems: A Strategic Approach 4th Ed. Wiley

Recommended refrences :

Galliers and Leidner (2003) Strategic Information Management: Challenges and strategies in managing information systems 3rd Ed. Butterworth-Heinemann