Project #89987 - Organizational and Key Manager

 

Required Reading

Benaroch, M., Dai, Q., & Kauffman, R. J. (2010). Should We Go Our Own Way? Backsourcing Flexibility in IT Services Contracts. Journal Of Management Information Systems, 26(4), 317-358. [Library article]
Kotlarsky, J., & Bognar, L. (2012). Understanding the process of backsourcing: Two cases of process and product backsourcing in Europe. Journal of Information Technology Teaching Cases, 2(2), 79-86. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/jittc.2012.7. [Library article]
Overby, S. (2005). Backsourcing pain; JPMorgan chase's decision to first outsource IT and then bring it back in-house stands as a cautionary tale for any CIO considering an outsourcing megadeal. CIO, 18(22), 1-72. Retrieved from ProQuest. [Library article]
TED Ideas Worth Spreading. (2013, October). Jason Pontin: Can technology solve our big problems? [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.ted.com/talks/jason_pontin_can_technology_solve_our_big_problems.html
Whitten, D., Chakrabarty, S., & Wakefield, R. (2010). The strategic choice to continue outsourcing, switch vendors, or backsource: Do switching costs matter? Information and Management Elsevier, 47(3), 167-175. DOI: 10.1016/j.im.2010.01.006 [Library Article ScienceDirect]

 

Case 3 discusses the MediaCorp and ITServCorp cases from an organizational viewpoint, and a common thread in the case is the connection between the environment and corporate interests. In Jason Pontin’s video, he asks the question “Why hasn’t technological innovations brought solutions to the world’s biggest problems…” He provides an insight that technological solutions need to meet four criteria and be managed by leaders with multiple competencies.

After watching the video, answer the following question in 2-3 pages and support your discussion with 2-3 outside references.

How can Pontin’s ideas help MediaCorp build the IT Hosting Services and ITServCorp build its product development back in-house?

SLP Assignment Expectations

Length: Follow the number of pages required in the assignment excluding cover page and references. Each page should have about 300 words.

Assignment-driven criteria (14 points): Demonstrates clear understanding of the subject and addresses all key elements of the assignment.

Critical thinking (6 points): Demonstrates mastery conceptualizing the problem. Shows analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of required material. Conclusions are logically presented.

Scholarly writing (3 points): Demonstrates proficiency in written communication at the academic level of the course.

Assignment Organization (3 points): Assignment is well organized and follows the required structure and organization of the assignment.

Citing and using references (4 points): Uses relevant and credible sources to support assertions; uses in-text citations; properly formats references

Subject Computer
Due By (Pacific Time) 11/09/2015 12:00 am
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