Group Project Imt 550


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Group Project Imt 550

  1. 1. IMT 550 Group Report Outline Brian Rowe University of Washington Ischool January, 26 2010
  2. 2. Outline Table of Contents Executive Summary Company Intro Stake Holders Issue Section     Relevance of issues     Suggestions      Reasoning  Source cites Appendix if needed
  3. 3. Executive Summary <ul><ul><li>Less then 2 pages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple to read </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Covers all the basic of the report </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If this is the only part some one read they should get the main ideas of the report </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Company Intro <ul><ul><li>1 page or less </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Short background on company history  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Must including legal/ethical battles relevant to your report </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Must include any relevant corperate commitments or value statments </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Stake holders <ul><ul><li>Identify relevant stake holders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Users in need of accommodations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Users w/ privacy concerns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rights holder (patent, copyright, TM, Right of Publicity) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stock Holder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find the people who are least well off under the current policies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 6. Issues <ul><ul><li>2 to 3 in depth areas  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Possible Issues include Privacy, Security, Copyright, DRM, ToS/EULA, Age, Disability/accessibility, Patents, Open Access, CC integration, or any other issues covered in class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>other issues not covered in class are also acceptable if approved in advance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  7. 7. Issues Structure <ul><ul><li>Relevance of Issues: what is the problem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Suggestions: recommendations for improving policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reasoning - the pitch on why the company should change policies to your suggestion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  8. 8. Length Format 10 to 20 pages of text Double spaced Time New Roman or similar sized font 1 inch margins Note: cites and Appendix do not count in length
  9. 9. Cites <ul><ul><li>End Cites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>APA, Chicago, Blue Book, or other if prearranged </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>At least 12 sources </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Online Cites Author’s Last Name, First Name. (Year, Month Day of Publication). Name of Article. Name of Publication. Retrieved on Date, from URL    Please include a additional URL to a permanent link if the URL is likely to change (internet archive copy / EFF archive of TOS or other archived source)    
  11. 11. Turn In Format 1 Digital copy in a printable PDF  1 Digital copy in original format  2 Printed copies   Digital copies are due March 3rd at 5pm Printed copy is due March 4th at the beginning of class Content in printed copies should be identical to digital copies.  
  12. 12. Grading 55 points Executive Summary: 5 Company Intro: 5 Stake Holders: 5 Issue Section: 30     Relevance of issues 1/3     Suggestions 1/3     Reasoning 1/3 Source Cites 5 General appearance 5   Individual grades will be modified by group member evaluation of  team contributions