CIS 109 Term Paper: A Key Concept in Information Systems




Write a four to five (4-5) page paper in which you:

1. Present an overview of the origin and history of the concept that you have chosen.

1. Describe one (1) current use of the concept that you have chosen. Include at least two (2) examples of such use in individuals, organizations, and / or governments to support your response.

2. Discusscommon attitudes toward the concept. Next, discuss your own attitudes toward the concept in question. Justify your response.

3. Explain the fundamental strengths and weaknesses—or the advantages and disadvantages—of the concept that you have chosen. Justify your response.

4. Describe the prevailing view that experts hold about the likely future of the concept in question. Include the views of at least three (3) expertsto support your response.

5. Use at least six (6) quality references. Note:Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

· Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.

· Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

· Explain the major components of an information systems infrastructure.

· Identify emerging technologies that enable new forms of communication, collaboration, and partnering.

· Explain how information systems are enabling new forms of commerce between individuals, organizations, and governments.

· Use technology and information resources to research issues in information management.

· Write clearly and concisely about information management systems using proper writing mechanics.