Research in Managing IT Strategic, Tactical and Operational Issues
This course provides the student with the opportunity to research current and emerging seminal trends in the responsibilities of the lead IT executive. It addresses IT topics such as alignment, strategy, governance, value, processes, outsourcing, organization and human resources, and managing emerging technologies. Students will be required to seek out and review current seminal research that defines the job of the CIO and the IT organization as it strives to align with the business. In particular, because this course is for doctoral students only, there is an emphasis on investigating these topics, becoming familiar with leading researchers and publications in the area, and presenting the results of individual assessments.