S1: Student Name: ……………………………………………………………….. ID: …………………………………….

S2: Student Name: ……………………………………………………………….. ID: …………………………………….

Learning outcomes being assessed:
CLO3.Design a management information system to meet specific requirements of small and medium business houses.
CLO4.Identify and discuss security and ethical aspects of an information system

Project and submission instructions:
• Provide the suitable formatting of the project document and submit your project as a PDF file in the Blackboard.
• Project should be uploaded by only one member of the group.
• The student will be penalized with a 20% of total mark for each late day after the submission deadline
• The student should keep his/her camera open during his/her project presentation and discussion.
• The student has 10-15 minutes for project presentation on DATE and discussion (oral questions).
Similarity and Plagiarism policy
1. Where the similarity ratio for any submitted work is equal to or less than 30% the mark recorded as assigned.
2. Where the similarity ratio for any submitted work is over the acceptable percentage of similarity 30% by 15% or more (i.e 45% or more ) the work will be rejected with no possibility of revision or second submission and the grade assigned and recorded for the item will be zero (0).
3. Where the similarity ratio for any submitted work is more than the acceptable percentage of similarity 30% by less than 15% (i.e in the range 31%-44% a penalty will be imposed as follows:
• First Offense (less than 15% over threshold): the grade assigned and recorded for the item will be reduced by 25%.
• First Offense (more than 15% over threshold): the grade assigned and recorded for the item will be zero (0).
• Repeat Offense(s) (over threshold by any amount): the grade assigned and recorded for the item will be zero (0).
See Students Anti-Plagiarism Guidelines in the Blackboard.

Marks

Tasks CLO Marks
allotted Marks obtained Feedback to students
S1 S2
Task 1 CLO3 13 marks
Task 2 CLO4 12 marks
Task 3 CLO3, CLO4 5 marks
Total 30

Program Manager Approval


Assignment Marking Scheme

Question
LOs Marks allotted
Assessment Scheme
Task 1
LO3 13 2.5 marks for factors to be considered when developing a solution to this problem
2.5 marks for benefits of cloud computing services
2.5 marks for identifying the problem.
2.5 marks for kinds of businesses benefit from using cloud computing
3 marks for reasons
Task 2 LO 4
12

3 marks for a good non-technical analysis of the case
3 marks for a good discussion about the impact and the extent of the breach
3 marks for a good discussion about the prevention
measures
3 marks for a good discussion about the ethical aspects related to this case

Task 3 LO3, LO4

5 Discussion and presentation
0.5 Marks for logical presentation, Interesting sequence,
Timing
3 Marks for knowledge, Answering the questions,
Explanations
1 Mark for Graphics, Images, Charts, Text, Diagrams, Video
0.5 marks for Eye contact, Elocution
Total 30

Project Description
In this project, you must answer the following tasks:
Task 1:
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) relies on information systems to operate 19 hospitals, a network of other care sites, and international and commercial ventures. Demand for additional servers and storage technology was growing by 20 percent each year. UPMC was setting up a separate server for every application, and its servers and other computers were running a number of different operating systems, including several versions of Unix and Windows. UPMC had to manage technologies from many different vendors, including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Sun Microsystems, Microsoft, and IBM.
a. Assess the impact of this situation on business performance. What factors and management decisions must be considered when developing a solution to this problem?
b. What business benefits do cloud computing services provide? (Refer E book)
c. What problems do they solve?
d. What kinds of businesses are most likely to benefit from using cloud computing? Why?

Task 2:

Case study: Please read the article in the following link:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/innovations/wp/2017/07/21/how-a-fish-tank-helped-hack-a-casino/

a. Analyze from non-technical viewpoint how security breach happened and why it happened? (2.5 marks)
b. Analyze the impact and the extent of the security breach? (2.5 marks)
c. How could such incident be prevented in future? How the Casino security could be improved? (2.5 marks)
d. Discuss the ethical aspects related to this case? (2.5 marks)

Task 3:
Prepare a presentation and discuss your results

Good Luck