MIS500 Foundations of Information Systems
Code- MIS500 assignment help
Subject- Foundations of Information Systems assignment help
The assessment suite in this subject is built on top of skills you are building in your learning activities. Although the learning activities do not carry any assessable weight by themselves, completing them and seeking input from your peers and the learning facilitator is essential for you to achieving a positive result in the subject. While researching and writing this assessment, be sure to work through content and the learning activities in modules one and two.
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This assignment aims to give you an understanding of the some of the information systems concepts that underpin modern businesses. Sneakers and streetwear have revolutionised fashion and lifestyle. From Nike, Puma, Adidas to Converse, Yeezy to Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Chanel everyone is wearing sneakers. Kanye West, Mark Zuckerberg, Taylor Swift, Virat Kohli, Beyonce and people from all walks of life both young and old are wearing sneakers.
In this assignment you will investigate the value chain of a sneaker brand or a sneaker retailer brand, and consider some of the technologies that underpin this strategy. You will use Porter’s Value Chain to investigate the how the business creates value, understanding each component and considering if there is any potential for additional value creation. You will investigate how the company utilise SMACIT (Social, Mobile, Analytics, Cloud, and Internet of Things) and DARQ (Distributed Ledger (Blockchain), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Extended Reality (XR) and Quantum Computing) technologies within their business, and consider how they use data to create information and knowledge that guides business decisions.
Use the following structure for your assignment, answering the questions below:
Briefly describe the history of the sneaker brand or retailer (Nike, Rebel Sport, Foot Locker, Culture Kings, Puma, Hype, GOAT, Adidas or any local or international brand). (150 words)
2 Porter’s Value Chain: Use the Porter’s Value Chain model (pictured below) to identify and explain the business’s primary activities and support activities. Make recommendations to the Sneaker Company or Sneaker Retailer on how they can enhance or maximise the value offered to ‘customers’ (250 words)
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3 SMACIT and DARQ: Which of the SMACIT technologies are your chosen brand or retailer using? Have they begun implementing any of the DARQ technologies? (200 words)
4 Data, Information, Knowledge: How does the sneaker brand or retailer use data to assist their operations? What information and knowledge do they create and utilise from this data? (200 words)
5 Conclusion: Restate your key findings from across the report. Are there any opportunities for innovation or improvement in the areas discussed? (200 words)
6 Reference List: Students should conform to the APA referencing style, making use of external sources as appropriate. All references in the reference list must also appear as in-text references. Please see more information on referencing here http://library.laureate.net.au/research_skills/referencing.
The format of this paper is a business report with a cover page, table of contents, introduction, body of report with sub-headings and a conclusion, recommendations and a list of references. Be sure to bookend your assignment with an introduction and conclusion as well as a list of references that make considerable use of the Torrens University library and databases.
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You are expected to begin this assessment when you begin the trimester. Be sure to keep several drafts of your work as well as your notes and any sources you used to draw on in preparing it (hint: Michael E. Porter, should be among your references).
Extensions will be considered only in extenuating circumstances where the student has applied before the due date. At that point, students are required to provide the latest draft, in case the extension is not granted.
Students are responsible for keeping appropriate back-ups and drafts of their assignments and to submit the correct version. Torrens University Australia policies apply to the preparation and submission of this assignment.
Please submit ONE Word document (.doc or .docx) via the Assessment 1 section found in the main navigation menu of the MIS500 Blackboard site. The Learning Facilitator will provide feedback via the Grade Centre in the LMS portal. Feedback can be viewed in My Grades.
Academic Integrity Declaration
I declare that except where I have referenced, the work I am submitting for this assessment task is my own work. I have read and am aware of Torrens University Australia Academic Integrity Policy and Procedure viewable online at https://www.torrens.edu.au/policiesand%20forms
I am aware that I need to keep a copy of all submitted material and their drafts, and I will do so accordingly.