Reviewing The Adventures of an IT Leader
For this assignment, complete a 3-5 page summary based on your readings in The Adventures of an IT Leader. (Chapter 16 in The Adventures of an IT Leader )
As you read the chapters, think about pertinent issues and the relationship of these factors to situation outcomes. As you prepare your paper, respond to the following questions:
- How much time and effort should an information technology (IT) department devote to scanning for and analyzing emerging technologies?
- What are your responses to Bernie Ruben’s three questions in taking action on the blog issue at IVK:
- What if anything should we do about this blog entry?
- What should be our general policy about blogging based on inside information from within the company?
- What should be our process for spotting emerging technologies and analyzing them to see how they might be relevant to use for better or worse?
- Which of the three proposed processes should IVK sue for enforcing infrastructure technology standards? Recommend and justify.
- Is IT standardization and innovation (or flexibility) in conflict in an organization like IVK?
- What do you think of the kid’s toolkit approach to management?
Use academic writing standards and APA style guidelines, citing references as appropriate.