The Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) is a set of concepts.

The Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) is a set of concepts and techniques for managing IT infrastructure, development, and operations. ITIL offers eight sets of management procedures: service delivery, service support, service management, ICT infrastructure management, software asset management, business perspective, security management, and application management. Disney began adopting ITIL best practices in the mid-2000s. Read “Disney’s ITIL® Journey”, located at https://www.axelos.com/case-studies-and-white-papers/disneys-itil-journey-case-study.
Write a two to four (3-4) page paper in which you:

Describe the reasons for Disney’s adoption of ITIL.  
Examine the results that were attained by Disney.
Discuss the type of challenges a large organization such as Disney likely encountered during the ITIL implementation.  How can these challenges be overcome?  
Discuss at least three reasons you believe Disney was successful in its ITIL adoption.
ITIL is not the only IT Service Management (ITSM) methodology, compare and contrast ITIL, International Standard Organization ISO/IEC 20000, and Val IT with regard to whether Disney would have attained the same results with the ISO/IEC 20000 or Val IT framework.
Use at least three (3) 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 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 role of audit and compliance in enterprise architecture.
Demonstrate an understanding of the integration of enterprise systems with inter-organizational partners.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in enterprise architecture.
Write clearly and concisely about enterprise architecture topics using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.

What voluntary professional certifications your industry recognizes and rewards professionally.

 Instructions: Focus on the voluntary professional certifications (McKillip, 2000) for cyber security analyst career field offers it’s professionals.  Visit Monster.com (www.monster.com) and search for jobs that relate to cyber security analyst career. Read thru several of the job postings and determine what voluntary professional certifications your industry recognizes and rewards professionally.

Submit an approx 250 word response in .doc or .rtf file format on a voluntary professional certification in or related to your career field. Grading will be based on:

– Topic coverage
– Personal reflection
– Correct APA format – citations, references, paragraph and double-spacing, etc.
– Writing standards

Reference

McKillip, J. (July 2000). Voluntary Professional Certifications: Requirements and Validation Activities. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Retrieved online 31 Jan 2011 from: http://www.siop.org/tip/backissues/TipJuly00/09McKillip.aspx

Number of Pages: 1 Page

Page Line Spacing: Double spaced (Default)

Academic Level: College

Paper Format: APA
 

Security expert Chris Nickerson is often asked by clients to conduct penetration testing of their on-site security.

 Instructions: Use examples from the readings, or from your own research, to support your views, as appropriate. Encouraged to conduct research and use other sources to support your answers. Be sure to list your references at the end. References must be in APA citation format. A minimum of 250-300 words.

Security expert Chris Nickerson is often asked by clients to conduct penetration testing of their on-site security. Watch Nickerson and his team recently pull off a $24,000.

Nickerson and crew recently took on such an exercise for a client he describes as “a retail company with a large call center.” With some prep work, Nickerson says the team was able gain access to the company’s network and database quite easily. Read on to find out how they did it and what lessons you can take away for shoring up your organization’s defenses.

Goodchild, J. (2009).  Social engineering: Anatomy of a hack.  InfoWorld.  Retrieved from https://www.infoworld.com/article/2675986/security/social-engineering–anatomy-of-a-hack.html

Number of Pages: 1 Page

Page Line Spacing: Double spaced (Default)

Academic Level: College

Paper Format: APA 

Internet for IT governance planning.

Search the Internet for IT governance planning. Select a specific governance plan that exists at a company or a plan framework from an organization. Write a 2-page paper on three or four of the most important suggestions from the plan you select.

You must provide a reference to the site where you found the governance plan, in APA format.

Technology and Enterprise Resource Planning

Technology and Enterprise Resource Planning

As an IT manager, discuss how your company will use Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) to integrate the various functions of an entity. What are the advantages of using ERP? In your discussion, please be sure to provide substantive explanation of what ERP is and give example(s) of ERP. Use APA throughout.

Explain how you can use persuasive speaking in your current or future career.

Two paragraphs and seprate answer’s response 

1. Power of Persuasion
Use what you’ve learned this week to respond to the following:

Define persuasion. What makes someone persuasive? Give an example from your personal or professional life and explain how it is relevant.
Explain how you can use persuasive speaking in your current or future career.
Finish this sentence: “The most important thing to know about being persuasive is…” Then comment on a classmate’s response.

2. “Procurements Process” Please respond to the following:

Many times project managers must purchase goods and services to complete some or all of the work of the project. The purpose of the Conduct Procurements process is to obtain responses to your RFP (Request for Proposal), or a similar procurement document. Rank the following tools and techniques as it relates to procurement. Explain your ranking.

Advertising
Independent estimates
Analytical techniques
Bidder conferences
Proposal evaluation techniques
Expert judgment
Procurement negotiations

Analyze the roles of the sponsor and the manager in project management.

Two paragraphs each and seprate questions response 

1. “Project Management and the Cycle Plan” Please respond to the following:

Analyze the roles of the sponsor and the manager in project management. Select the role that you believe is more critical to the success of the project and explain why.
Compare the project evaluation and review technique (PERT), the critical path method (CPM), and the Gantt chart. Determine whether projects should apply all three approaches or only when called upon to assess risk on an ongoing project. Support your rationale.

2. “Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)” Please respond to the following:

Examine the activities in the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Select the activities that you believe to be the most critical for the success of a project that is developed using SDLC. Support your position.
From this week’s videos, determine which conversion methods (parallel, pilot, phased, and plunge) you would apply for the implementation phase of an SDLC if you were managing a project. Support your rationale.

Discuss the relationship between data, information, and knowledge.

1.  Discuss the relationship between data, information, and knowledge. Support your discussion with at least 3 academically reviewed articles.
2.  Why do organization have information deficiency problem? Suggest ways on how to overcome information deficiency problem.
Please use APA throughout. no plagarism.Should be 300-400 words

Consider those words very strong hints to the solution.

 
* zipIncomeAssignSummer2018.csv is the dataset file you will use for the asignment.
*Big Data Analytics Assignment_1_Summer2018.docx is the actual assignment instructions.
Note: When you read through the docx file, you’ll notice that some words are in bold. That was intentional. Consider those words very strong hints to the solution. 
 You will use R to perform basic data analysis on the supplied dataset. 

See the for an Assignment attachment below

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