86. Managing Information Systems
You will need to review the attached Case Study, and then answer the following questions, using considerable additional, correctly referenced sources.
1. Using at least two established models, assess the strategic challenges faced by SFTF and discuss the impact on IT strategy going forward. (40 marks)
2. You have been asked by SFTF to help them consider the value of cloud computing and its strategic implications. In the context of the first question write a short report to the board of SFTF explaining the concepts of cloud computing and its possible relevance to SFTF, the choices available to the organisation and give your recommendations about whether or not cloud computing may have potential value for SFTF. (30 marks)
3. You have been asked by SFTF to help with a move from office-based client-facing staff to at least some home working. In the context of the first question write a short report to the board of SFTF explaining the IT and human implications (benefits and disadvantages)? What role, if any, should BYOD (bring your own device) play? Give your overall recommendations. (30 marks)