MGMT 320- BUSINESS INFORMATIONS SYSTEM
8.3 – Assignment: Module Review Questions and Exercise
This graded activity has two parts.
Part 1: Answer the module review questions listed below. These questions were chosen to demonstrate your understanding and help you assess your progress.
What is outsourcing? Why would a company choose to outsource? What are the advantages and disadvantages to outsourcing?
What are the key challenges in offshore outsourcing? List five best practices in outsourcing.
What is SaaS and why is it considered as another outsourcing option?
With ERP implementations, why would an auditor get involved?
Why is the Sarbanes-Oxley Act important to investors?
What should a disaster recovery and business continuity plan include and who should be involved?
Part 2: Prepare list of the top five to ten security questions you would ask to understand the numerous components to system security and why security must be planned, tested, and ready by the time the ERP implementation is at Go-live.
Motiwalla, L. F., & Thompson, J. (2012). Enterprise systems for management (2nd ed.). Boston, MA: Prentice Hall.