Assignment 1: Evaluating and Acquiring Technology
Due Week 6 and worth 140 points
Your CEO realized that deep-routed organizational behavior issues are preventing your firm from moving to the next level. The CEO believes that some infusion of new technology will help. You have been assigned as the project manager for this endeavor, and the CEO needs a report from you regarding your assessment and plan to “right the ship”.
Write a 4-6 page paper in which you do the following:
1. Describe the culture of your organizational behavior issues and the top three challenges that are present.
2. Identify and discuss three technology changes that your organization will need to acquire and how they will address the key challenges facing the firm.
3. Describe the plan that you will use to evaluate and acquire these technologies.
4. Discuss how project management concepts from PMBOK will be crucial to your success in implementing these technologies.
5. Go to https://research.strayer.edu to locate at least three quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar websites do not qualify as quality resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with 1-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow SWS (Strayer Writing Standards). Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the students name, the professors 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:
Examine the process of evaluating, acquiring, and implementing technology to address challenges in a given organization.