The purpose of this assignment is to explain to nontechnical managers the value of IT, why the cost of IT increases annually, and the impact of IT on corporate purchasing decisions.
Create a PowerPoint presentation (2 or 3 slides, not including title and resource slides), explaining the relationship between IT purchasing and corporate strategy. The presentation audience is a team of financial executives who are concerned about the value IT is bringing to the organization. These executives are not technology experts.
Describe how IT value is measured, including how an investment in IT aligns with a corporate financial objective.
Describe the dynamics between IT cross growth, development, maintenance, and production.
Explain how IT strategies impact corporate purchasing decisions.
You are required to include detailed speaker notes in the notes section of your slides.
A minimum of two resources, in addition to the course textbook, are required. Wikipedia, Investopedia, and similar nonverified sources are not acceptable.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. A link to the LopesWrite technical support articles is located in Class Resources if you need assistance.
This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competencies:
MS Information Technology Management
4.3: Demonstrate the relative value of IT investment alternatives to align IT investments with an organization’s financial objectives.