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Unit of Study

Strategic Information Systems Sourcing
UoS Code INFS6002
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 2
Prerequisites None
Assumed Knowledge Basic business information systems knowledge
Additional Information
Lectures 1x 3hr seminar per week
Assessment Group assignment (25%), individual assignment (35%), and final exam (40%)
Description Strategic Information Systems Sourcing has at its core the cost-effective sourcing and delivery of IS solutions with the aim of supporting and enabling business strategy. It covers the procurement of in-house systems, outsourcing strategies and third-party IS sourcing (for example from \\\'the cloud\\\'). The focus of this unit is on managerial decisions in relation to the design, implementation and delivery of an IS sourcing strategy, and the governance of IS sourcing solutions. Students develop knowledge of the concepts, tools and methodologies used in the negotiation and development of an IS sourcing strategy.