Study: Making Information Systems Investments
Read Case Study IV-1 entitled
The Clarion School for Boys, Inc.Milwaukee Division: Making Information
Systems Investments on pages 594-610 in your textbook, Managing Information
The case study provides an
example of the practical and political difficulties encountered in information
systems (IS) planning and also provides an example of assessing current IS
Develop a detailed outline of a
long-range information system plan for ClarionMilwaukee.
A long-term plan should include
the following sections:
Statement of precise objectives
Analysis of current and future
environment, including business, information technology, and user
Proposed information technology action
plan, including hardware, applications, personnel, network, and facilities
Resource and funding needs justification
Label each section clearly.
Note: Special consideration should be
made to adoption of innovative, emerging, or IT trends.
Your outline should be 2-3 pages
in length and well-written. Please be sure to incorporate the questions into
your responses. Use academic writing standards and APA style guidelines, citing
references as appropriate.