Core Module Information
Module title: Information Strategy

SCQF level: 10:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: INF10403
Module leader: Hanne Wagner
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Applied Informatics

To study this module you will need the learning equivalent to the module listed or have passed this module. (Examples of Equivalent Learning being knowledge and understanding of the use and application of large scale IS/IT systems in organisations.)

Description of module content:

Evolving role of strategic IS/IT systems; Management of strategic IS/IT systems; Processes for developing effective IS/IT strategies; Alignment of IS/IT strategies with business strategies; Innovating with IS/IT systems; Strategic IS/IT systems for competitive advantage; Tools & techniques for building IS/IT strategic capabilities; Evaluating & justifying IS/IT systems; Managing a portfolio of IS/IT applications. Positioning & managing strategic IS/IT systems.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Demonstrate knowledge of the strategic context of IS/IT systems and their increasing business integration
And impact on the competitive advantage of businesses.
LO2: Appraise the challenges in the management and strategy formulation of IS/IT systems in modern complex
business environments.
LO3: Critically understand the tools & techniques available to build and develop innovative strategic
IS/IT capabilities.
LO4: Examine how strategic IS/IT systems are justified and assessed as investments and for their
business contribution.
LO5: Assess the structural, organisational & governance aspects of strategic IS/IT systems.

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