Short Title:Information Management
Full Title:Information Management
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:INMG H4001
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Computing
Module Delivered in 10 programme(s)
Reviewed By:FINBARR FEENEY
Module Author:FINBARR FEENEY
Module Description:This subject will focus on the strategic use of Information Management within the organization, in particular on the potential of Information Systems to provide competitive advantage, and how to achieve strategic alignment. It will also discuss the issues involved in managing IT in the organization, and explore the strategic value of emerging technologies and managing the integration of emerging technologies into the workplace.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Critically evaluate sources of information and apply research methods to analyse and evaluate nex and emerging information technology solutions.
LO2 Apply a range of strategic tools to the development and implementation of Information Technology solutions in real world organisations.Examine issues around the implementation of new IT Systems in an organisation.
LO3 Review and report on issues around value, alignment and risk for IT systems.
LO4 Critically comment on the ethical and social impact of IT systems on individuals, organisations and wider society
LO5 Assess the potential impact of new and emerging technologies in real world contexts
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment CA 1 : Brief review of current topic in IT including a range of sources (Journals/ books/ white papers/ web articles) with an analysis of references used. Ideally focused on students project topic. 1,5 15.00 n/a
Continuous Assessment CA 2: Brief presentation on a real organisation around the current IT systems in the organisation and how hey are organised. This is intended to lead directly to CA3 and to give feedback for CA3. 1,2,3 10.00 n/a
Assignment CA3: Major CA leading on from CA2. Analysis of IT systems used in a particular organisation or unit of an organisation. Examinations of stakeholders, SWOT, STEEPLE, BSC or equivalent with recommendations for update/ change. Analysis of at least one Risk for organisation. 1,2,3,5 25.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 2,3,4,5 50.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Weekly Lectures 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Working on assignments, reflecting on material 7.00 Every Week 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lectures & workshops 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Working on assignments, independent reading, case studies. 7.00 Every Week 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Stephen T. Boschulte 2010, A Practical Guide for Implementing an Enterprise Information Management Program, 1st Edition Ed., Hillcrest Publishing Group [ISBN: 9781934938928]
  • Philp Weinzimer 2012, The Strategic CIO: Creating Customer Value, Increasing Revenue, and Enhancing Shareholder Wealth, 1 Ed., Auerbach Publications [ISBN: 978-1466561724]
  • Marsha Woodbury, 2002, Computer and Information Ethics, Stipes Publishing Company [ISBN: 158874-155-9]
  • Nicole Forsgren,Jez Humble,Gene Kim 2018, Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps: Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations, It Revolution Press [ISBN: 1942788339]
  • Gene Kim,Patrick Debois,John Willis,Jez Humble 2015, The DevOps Handbook, It Revolution Press [ISBN: 1942788002]
  • Jez Humble,Joanne Molesky,Barry O'Reilly 2015, Lean Enterprise, Oreilly & Associates Incorporated [ISBN: 1449368425]
Required Article/Paper Resources
  • TA Pollack 2010, Strategic Information Systems Planning, Proceedings of the 2010 ASCUE, 47-58
  • Fahad N. Al-Aboud 2011, Strategic Information Systems Planning : A Brief Review, IJCSNS International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security,, VOL.11 No.5, May 2011
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_KCCDO_B B. Sc. Honours Cloud Computing & DevOps 1 Mandatory
TA_KCOMP_B (1 year add on) Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing 7 Mandatory
TA_KACTM_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Information Technology Management 7 Mandatory
TA_KCITM_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Information Technology Management - Year 4 ( Add on) 7 Mandatory
TA_KACOI_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Language (French/ German/ Spanish) 7 Mandatory
TA_KACOS_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Software Development 7 Mandatory
TA_KCOSD_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Software Development - Year 4 ( Add on) 1 Mandatory
TA_KITMG_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) IT Management (add On) 7 Mandatory
TA_KACOD_B Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computing with Data Analytics 7 Mandatory
TA_KCODA_B Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computing with Data Analytics (Add-On) 1 Mandatory