Welcome to Week 14. We are going to start the week by reading an
article from MIS Quarterly, which is the number one ranked journal
in information systems. This weeks article is titled How
Information Technology Strategy and Investments Influence Firm
Performance: Conjecture and Empirical Evidence, Sunil Mithas,
Roland Trust, 2016.
This article supports two of the courses learning objectives.
This is not an easy read for most and this article may have to be
read a few times, therefore do not save the reading until the end
of the week.
There is no discussion this week, as I want you to focus on the
The article's topic is IT strategy and which constitutes a large
area of research in information technology, there is a relationship
between IT and business, which is identified and supported by the
Strategic Alignment Model (Henderson and Venkatraman, 1999). This
article is less about the Strategic Alignment Model and more about
the problem that the researchers have identified and explained
throughout the paper.
The focus of this weeks assignment will be regarding the questions asked in the paper. Additionally, please read this chapter in the course textbook:
Chapter 18, “Sustainable Urban Development, Governance and Policy: A Comparative Overview of EU Policies and Projects
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Please retrieve the article from the link provided this week and
make sure to thoroughly read the article.
identify at least two learning objectivesfrom the
course syllabus that this document relates to.
You will find that this article is about IT strategy and
investment. Without using direct citations, which means you cannot
use more than a sentence here and there, and they must be cited,
please explain what the article is about, why this is relevant, and
how this relates to the two or more learning objectives identified
from the course syllabus.
Please make sure that you are using your own theoretical analysisand not copying and pasting from other articles. If I see this, you could end up getting a 0 for this activity. Your paper must be at least 3 pages in length, double spaced, APA formatted. Please note that the three pages is just the main body and does not include the title page, reference page or any other section that you add that is not the main body.
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