INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEM PLANNING WMGA6310
ISP What? Why? Who? Where? When? How? CONCEPT MAP OF UNDERSTANDING ISP
WHAT is ISP? <ul><li>ISP = IS + P </li></ul><ul><li>You should know what is meant by :- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Information ...
Why Planning is Important ? <ul><li>Systematic approach in dealing with future uncertainties.  </li></ul><ul><li>It focuse...
Definition. <ul><li>ISP is the planning of information systems for an organization.  </li></ul><ul><li>Information system ...
ISP Key Activities <ul><li>1.  Describing current situation : it includes a listing of the manual and automated processes,...
ISP Key Activities <ul><li>2.  Describing future situation : includes blueprints of manual and automated processes, bluepr...
ISP Planning Types <ul><li>Top-Down Planning : A generic information systems planning methodology that attempts to gain a ...
Components of ISP <ul><li>The Process of Information Systems Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Alignment of Business an...
ISP Process. <ul><li>What is an Information System Plan? </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges in IS Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Pri...
Why ISP? <ul><li>Why do we need to plan for IS? </li></ul><ul><li>To ensure that IS both complements and assists in the ac...
Who Perform ISP? <ul><li>IS Planners / System Analyst </li></ul><ul><li>Variety of stakeholders (i.e. sponsor, users) </li...
Where & When ISP? <ul><li>Any organization that has interest in getting the best out of its IT investments. </li></ul><ul>...
HOW? <ul><li>Look at business structure, function, processes, culture  </li></ul><ul><li>Look at existing IT  </li></ul><u...
e-Reference <ul><li>http://www.cse.dmu.ac.uk/~nkm/sisp/CONTENTS.html </li></ul>
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  1. 1. INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEM PLANNING WMGA6310
  2. 2. ISP What? Why? Who? Where? When? How? CONCEPT MAP OF UNDERSTANDING ISP
  3. 3. WHAT is ISP? <ul><li>ISP = IS + P </li></ul><ul><li>You should know what is meant by :- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Information System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Why Planning is Important ? <ul><li>Systematic approach in dealing with future uncertainties. </li></ul><ul><li>It focuses efforts and resources on long-term, general objectives and yet provides a foundation for short-term activities </li></ul><ul><li>Provides a framework for action . </li></ul><ul><li>Planning involves thinking ahead and designing future action . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Definition. <ul><li>ISP is the planning of information systems for an organization. </li></ul><ul><li>Information system planning is assessing the information needs of an organization and defining the systems, databases and technologies that best satisfy those needs. </li></ul>
  6. 6. ISP Key Activities <ul><li>1. Describing current situation : it includes a listing of the manual and automated processes, listing of manual and automated data, technology inventory and human resources inventory. </li></ul>
  7. 7. ISP Key Activities <ul><li>2. Describing future situation : includes blueprints of manual and automated processes, blueprints of manual and automated data, technology blueprints and human resources blueprints. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Describing scheduling of the project : includes scheduling of manual and automated processes, scheduling of manual and automated data, technology of scheduling and human resources scheduling. </li></ul>
  8. 8. ISP Planning Types <ul><li>Top-Down Planning : A generic information systems planning methodology that attempts to gain a broad understanding of the information system needs of the entire organization. </li></ul><ul><li>Bottom-up Planning : generic information systems planning methodology that identifies and defines IS development projects based upon solving operational business problems or taking advantages of some business opportunities. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Components of ISP <ul><li>The Process of Information Systems Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Alignment of Business and IT </li></ul><ul><li>Selecting Systems to Invest In </li></ul><ul><li>Project Management Issues </li></ul>
  10. 10. ISP Process. <ul><li>What is an Information System Plan? </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges in IS Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Principles for IS Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Planning Role of the IS and User Departments </li></ul><ul><li>Allocating Resources between New and Old Information Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Project Roles of IS Professionals </li></ul>
  11. 11. Why ISP? <ul><li>Why do we need to plan for IS? </li></ul><ul><li>To ensure that IS both complements and assists in the achievement of our business goals. </li></ul><ul><li>To ensure that the use of scarce resources are maximized within a business. </li></ul><ul><li>To maximize the benefits of changing technology. </li></ul><ul><li>To take account of the different viewpoints of business professionals and IT professionals. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Who Perform ISP? <ul><li>IS Planners / System Analyst </li></ul><ul><li>Variety of stakeholders (i.e. sponsor, users) </li></ul><ul><li>Top management commitment  successful ISP. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Where & When ISP? <ul><li>Any organization that has interest in getting the best out of its IT investments. </li></ul><ul><li>Facing problems </li></ul><ul><li>Grabbing opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>Information Systems (IS) fail to satisfy huge, diverse and complicated information requirements of their users. </li></ul>
  14. 14. HOW? <ul><li>Look at business structure, function, processes, culture </li></ul><ul><li>Look at existing IT </li></ul><ul><li>Look at available technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Carry out interviews. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop policies. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop application portfolio. </li></ul><ul><li>Plan schedules for migration, implementation etc. </li></ul>
  15. 15. e-Reference <ul><li>http://www.cse.dmu.ac.uk/~nkm/sisp/CONTENTS.html </li></ul>

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