Ernst & Young in their paper “The DNA of a CIO” suggests that:
“CIOs see significant potential to add value to the business and are strongly motivated to make a difference. Many are keen to change the often weak or limited perception of IT within the business for the better.”
Evaluate what CIOs need to do to make a difference.
The Big Data and Management article on the Academy of Management Journal by George, Haas, and Pentland suggests that:
“Big data is everywhere. In recent years, there has been an increasing emphasis on big data, business analytics, and “smart” living and work environments. Though these conversations are predominantly practice-driven, organizations are exploring how large-volume data can usefully be deployed to create and capture value for individuals, businesses, communities, and governments”.
Evaluate the role of Big Data for business in 2020.
Stahl et al in their paper “The Ethics of Computing” suggest that:
“Computing technologies and artifacts are increasingly integrated into most aspects of our professional, social, and private lives. One consequence of this growing ubiquity of computing is that it can have significant ethical implications that computing professionals need to be aware of.”
Consider the key ethical issues that arise for an IS department in 2020