The CIO wants you to decide on an IT systems platform suitable for a distributed organizational environment. He’s told you that none of the employees are going to be happy about the change, but you will have to satisfy the employees of both companies engaged in the merger.
You will analyze what needs to be done for the platform analysis. In order to determine the solution, you must first understand what information you already have or need in order to move forward.
Estimate the future growth opportunities of Summit Solutions, Inc. and determine the most appropriate business information systems to accommodate the merger and future growth.
- Describe at least three characteristics of enterprise architecture
- Describe how enterprise architectures support information and can create value for the organization.
- Compare open, proprietary, and web service business information systems and describe which will work in a distributed organizational environment.
- Support and defend the decision for Summit Solutions, Inc. to run on “open” platform. Use at least 3 outside resources in your response
Write a 3 to 5 page report in Word format. Apply current APA standards for writing style to your work.