Ebusiness – Assignment 8
Assignment (50%) 1,000 word essay
What specific best practices have you learned in this course that might be successfully applied to improve existing competitive performance in an organization or industry of interest to you? Try to select practices that offer the most promise but are not yet widely accepted. First describe the industry or organization of interest and then describe two or three of these relevant best practices. Discuss how these practices might need to be tailored to the organization in question. What information technologies might be leveraged to produce higher competitive performance or organizational effectiveness? Why do you think such practices have not been widely deployed in the organization or industry you?
PowerPoint Development (50%)
Using current information available on the Internet, develop a PowerPoint (or equivalent) briefing for a group of C-level corporate executives at a company of your choice in regard to information security issues inherent in their e-commerce strategies and operations. Highlight points of potential vulnerability and some of the best practices being deployed to manage the risk of such security issues in the e-commerce context. Assume that these executives are rather lackadaisical about such security issues as they might have a devastating impact upon the companies brand. Given this attitude, how would you convince the senior managers that this is a problem truly warranting sufficient investment and leadership