Week 7 Discussion 1
“Build or Buy and Service-Level Agreements (SLAs)” Please respond to the following:
- Suppose, as a Chief Information Officer (CIO), you were asked to provide the organization with time-entry system for the employees. Examine the options to insource or outsource the system to be developed. Determine whether you would insource or outsource the system to be developed, and predict the implications of your decision with the organization’s total cost of ownership.
- Suppose an organization that has entered into an SLA with another organization goes out of business. Determine whether the SLA still applies or becomes invalid. Propose what the organization should do to maintain the service delivery.
Week 7 Discussion 2
“Cloud Computing” Please respond to the following:
- From this week’s video, provide your opinion on whether or not a non-Apple device user should have the ability to use iCloud. Explain whether or not this points to the limitations of cloud computing. Determine whether businesses should consider iCloud in their cloud computing strategy for their IT needs. Support your rationale.
- Rate the importance of establishing standards that govern the cloud infrastructure, format for data storage, interoperability standards between vendors, and security requirements. Support your rationale.