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Week 5 of MIS5001 Information Technology Management course taught by Prof. Johnson at Temple U. Fox School of Business

Week 5 of MIS5001 Information Technology Management course taught by Prof. Johnson at Temple U. Fox School of Business

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    • PROF. STEVEN L. JOHNSON
    • Twitter: @StevenLJohnson
    • http://stevenljohnson.org
    • http://community.mis.temple.edu/mis5001spring12johnson/
    Week 5 –Managing Project Priorities MIS5001: Management Information Systems
  • Today’s Agenda
    • Case Discussion
    • Blog Discussion Question
    • Reading Discussion
    • Measurement Activity
  • Case Study Discussion
    • What is your assessment of the new process for managing priorities at VoA? Is it better or worse than the old process? Are the criticisms justified?
    • How should Matulovic respond to his fellow executives who are asking for special treatment?
    • Is it fair that $16 of $60 million is “set aside” for Matulovic to use at his discretion?
    • How is it possible that under this new system a “critical” project (global supply chain system) was unfunded? What should be done about that?
    • Does VoA need a new selection process?
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  • 100-Second Reflection
    • What would you like to remember at the end of the semester about managing IT project priorities?
    • What would you like to know more about?
    • Any other comments?
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  • Blog Discussion
    • Prioritization Process (Janice Fraser, Adaptive Path)
      • “ Big List of Things to Do”
      • Dependencies and Baseline
      • Feasibility and Importance
      • Graph: 4 quadrants
        • 1. Do First (F+, I+)
        • 3. Maybe Not (F+, I-)
        • 2. Maybe Later (F-, I+)
        • 4. Don’t Bother (F-, I-)
    • Similar to: Must Have, Nice to Have, Future
  • Reading Discussion #1
    • What is the IT value measurement problem?
    • What is “The Clarification Chain”?
    • “ Anything is measurable in a way that is superior to not measuring it at all ” – Tom DeMarco
  • Measurement Activity (4 Groups)
    • Each group is assignment one of these scenarios:
      • Every student enrolled of Fox School of Business is given an iPad and all textbooks are delivered electronically.
      • Temple U. has all student feedback forms completed online.
      • SEPTA allows riders to use a single electronic fare card for bus, rail, or subway fare.
      • Temple U. library provides online access for students to all books in its collection (e.g., full page Google Books)
    • Identify 4-6 ways things organizational outcomes that will be different after than before .
    • Propose ways to measure these differences. Be specific.
  • PROF. STEVEN L. JOHNSON EMAIL: [email_address] Twitter: @StevenLJohnson http://stevenljohnson.org http://community.mis.temple.edu/mis5001spring12johnson/ For More Information