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Data management tactics and strategies

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Data management tactics and strategies

  1. 1. MGT 540Managing Technology For Organizations October 27, 2010 Nicholas Davis
  2. 2. Activity One - Today MGT 540 – Managing Technology For Organizations• Data management tactics and strategies• Strategies for creating a database environment• Trends in telecommunications, networking and the Internet• Opportunities presented by wireless technology• Wireless applications and decision making• Securing and controlling information technologies
  3. 3. Activity Two MGT 540 – Managing Technology For Organizations• Homework papers return• Questions, comments concerns
  4. 4. Activity Three MGT 540 – Managing Technology For Organizations• File management• Is a DBMS really necessary?• Is end user involvement important?
  5. 5. ons • What constitutes information?
  6. 6. • Silo data management- Good or bad?
  7. 7. Activity Four MGT 540 – Managing Technology For Organizations• Analyze the database approach to data management• Define database - a systematized collection of data that can be accessed immediately and manipulated by a data-processing system for a specific purpose• In what ways does data management support business processes?
  8. 8. Activity Five MGT 540 – Managing Technology For Organizations• Database trends, batch vs. real time• Challenges of database management – speed, actions which can be performed, security, backup, accessibility
  9. 9. Activity Six MGT 540 – Managing Technology For Organizations• Discuss networking and communications trends, connectivity, speed, devices, standards, unified networks• TCP/IP packets travel on switched networks vs dedicated lines...What is the advantage of this?
  10. 10. Activity Six MGT 540 – Managing Technology For Organizations• LAN, WAN, MAN, what is the difference?• Twisted Pair• Coaxial Cable• Fiber Optics• DNS
  11. 11. Activity Seven MGT 540 – Managing Technology For Organizations• Discuss Google vs Microsoft (Page 289-291)• Competitive forces• Strategy• Effective technology deployment
  12. 12. Activity Eight MGT 540 – Managing Technology For Organizations• Wireless revolution class discussion
  13. 13. Activity Nine MGT 540 – Managing Technology For Organizations• RFID• To what extent does it threaten privacy• Costs of RFID• Benefits of RFID
  14. 14. Activity Ten MGT 540 – Managing Technology For Organizations• Systems vulnerability, class discussion• What causes computer systems to become vulnerable?• How do you address these vulnerabilities?• Why do vulnerabilities still exist?• Hacking vulnerabilities – Internal vs. External
  15. 15. Activity Eleven MGT 540 – Managing Technology For Organizations• Chapter 8 case study• Which concepts in the chapter are illustrated?• Describe the control weaknesses• Who is ultimately responsible?• How could it have been prevented?
  16. 16. Activity Twelve MGT 540 – Managing Technology For Organizations• As a group, review questions 2 and 3 on page 329
  17. 17. Activity Thirteen MGT 540 – Managing Technology For Organizations• What would you include in a plan for controlling information systems and security your company’s IT assets?
  18. 18. Activity Fourteen MGT 540 – Managing Technology For Organizations• Discussion: What have you learned so far in the course?• Is everything going OK?• What do you like and dislike• Is Kit Kat the best chocolate bar ever invented?
  19. 19. Activity Fifteen MGT 540 – Managing Technology For Organizations• Discuss next week’s assignments
  20. 20. Drive Carefully MGT 540 – Managing Technology For Organizations• Nicholas Davis• Tel: 608-347-2486• Email: cow@chartermi.net
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