Assume you are to advise a large manufacturing firm planning to update its IS department, how would you design the department to provide the following services?
- Maintaining computer platforms
- Providing telecommunications
- Managing data, including storage and analysis capabilities
- Providing application software
- Determining which technologies will be used, when, and how
- Educating employees and training managers about information technologies
- Researching future projects and investments in information systems
List three academic resources, peer-reviewed, that you will use in your References section.
expected length 1500 words