Assignment 1 SPECIFICATIONS CIS8011_Digital Innovation 1500 words

Assignment 1 SPECIFICATIONS
CIS8011_Digital Innovation
Assignment 1 (30%) (1500 words maximum)
This assignment continues on from the journals you produced earlier.
You are expected to write a thoroughl y anal y sed report on the following:
The organization (Australian Government Department) you have selected for journals 1 and 2
will be used to complete assignments 1 and 2. Assume that y ou have been hired as a consultant
to the selected organization. The Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Executive Officer
(CEO) request you to investigate the issues identified in journal 1 to further explore how such
issues can be mitigated by using digital innovations.
The CIO is very interested to understand the current development in the industry in terms of
digital innovations and how these innovations would influence strategic planning processes in
the organization. Your task is to provide a comprehensive discussion as to how these
digital innovations may negate their strategic planning processes, especially i n offering
services to the public, in the current global climate. For this purpose you will focus on the
issues and problems you identified in your journal preparation.
Following on from the previous journals, the CIO of the selected business/organization would
like to see the following key elements investigated and reported in this report.
1. Brief background of the selected government organisation
2. Synthesis of the issues and problems of digital innovation for the selected
business/organization
3. Critical analy sis of issues and problems, and their potential negative influences
for the selected organization
4. Clear identification of barriers with justifications of the proposed digital
innovations for the selected organization
5. The alignment of your discussion with the strategic goals and visions of the selected
organization
For the purposes of this assignment, you may choose innovative processes or innovative digital
technologies or a combination of both. Your scope is to identify various elements of strategic
planning processes applicable to the chosen organization (y ou will need to search very specific
literature in this domain), and then discuss how the innovative processes and innovative
technologies will impact the strategic planning processes.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
TURNITIN report
For this assignment, you MUST use a plagiarism application to ensure that the assignment is plagiarismfree. Please note that the report generation can take time through TURNITIN and you are asked to submit
your assignment through TURNITIN well in advance to avoid last minute delays. Normally, it is hard to
put the percentage number correctly as it all depends on the actual report contents produced by the
TRUNITIN application. As a general rule, less than 15% is acceptable. It is the student’s responsibility to
have the report ready before the due date. (If you do not provide this you will lose marks)
Digital file naming convention
For all assessment items digital file naming convention: When y ou have an assessment item you
need to upload digitally, please use the following naming convention when saving your digital
document: (If you do not follow this you will lose marks)
Student last name_assignment #_CIS8011_Student USQ ID
For example, the first assignment for CIS8011 submitted by John Smith, student #
005890420163. If I (Mr. John Smith) were uploading this assessment item, the file would be
named as follows:
Smith_A1_CI S8011_005890420163.doc
File format and submission
Only PDF format of the final report is to be submitted through EASE system only, available
through UConnect. (All other modes of submission are inadequate and the assignment will be
considered not submitted)
Marking criteria for final report (Assignment 1)
Marking criteria
Maximum
Mark
Mark
Awarded
ACTIVITIES
2 Title page, executive summary, table of contents and overall
presentations
Marker Feedback :
5
3 Background and introductions
Marker Feedback :
5
4 Briefly investigate and describe the available digital technologies and
applications available within the business environment of your choice.
Marker Feedback :
10
5 Briefly synthesize and discuss the significance and suitability of these
emerging technologies in the context of the selected profitable and/or
not- for-profit business of your choice.
Marker Feedback :
20
6 Identify and justify some of the barriers of the above emerging
technologies in the context of the selected organization.
Marker Feedback :
25
7 Identify some key areas where the above mentioned emerging
technologies are useful in the context of strategic goals and objectives for
the selected business/organization. Why or why not?
Marker Feedback :
25
9 Conclusions & Recommendations
Marker Feedback :
10
Total marks for assignment 1 (A) = 100
Marks can be deducted for the following errors:
1 Problems with format and structure of report –20
2 Lack of referencing (Harvard referencing format is the acceptable
standard)
–20
3 Spelling, grammar and expression errors –10
4 Indication of plagiarism/collusion –100
5 Inappropriate use of in- text references –20
6 Late Submission as per USQ/FBL policies and procedures
If students submit assignments after the due date without prior approval of the examiner,
then a penalty of 5% of the total marks gained by the student for the assignment may
apply for each day late up to ten days at which time a mark of zero may be recorded.
The assignments and their due dates are listed in the study schedule to give you some
forewarning so that you may organize your study program.
–100
7 TURNITIN report NOT submitted
Normally, it is hard to put the percentage number correctly as it all depends on
the actual report contents produced by the TRUNITIN application. As a general
rule, less than 15% is acceptable. It is the student’s responsibility to have the
report ready before the due date.
–20
8 FILE NMAE (Student did not follow the required file naming)
For all assessment items digital file naming convention: When you have an
assessment item you need to upload digitally, please use the following naming
convention when saving your digital document:
Student last name_assignment #_CIS8011_Student USQ ID
For example, the first assignment for CI S8011 submitted by John Smith, student # 005890420163. If
I (Mr. John Smith) were uploading this assessment item, the file would be named as follows:
Smith_A1_CIS8011_005890420163.doc
-10
Total deduction (B) = Max. –100
Final mark (A – B) = /100
Overall Comments: