alignment of IT with business objectives
for a manufacturing company with rapid
growth through acquisitions.
selection, sequencing, and building an enterprise
New Millennium Financial Technology Portfolio
hands-on case using ProSight Portfolios software.
Students must define the strategic intent of a
newly merged financial services company and reduce
IT spending with an optimized new project portfolio.
on Investment Analysis:
Distributors: Calculating ROI for a
Web-Based Customer Portal
to ROI analysis for a web base customer
portal. Templates for the ROI calculation
Data Mart Consolidation Return On Investment
company cost containment ROI for a data
mart consolidation into a Teradata Enterprise
for a Customer Relationship Management
Initiative at GST
for analytic CRM based upon Teradata
Business Impact Modeling (BIM) team
San Diego Public School District: Enterprise
Resource Planning Return on Investment
analysis for ERP in a large urban school
district including both hard and soft
vs Buy for IT:
Inc. & Forsythe Solutions: Lease
vs. Buy Decisions
to equipment leasing. A major financial
services company must make a lease vs.
buy decision for seven thousand PC's.
& Smith Acquisition of Xteria Inc.:
Data Center Technology Leasing
center infrastructure leasing and strategies
for a major retail store.
and Program Management:
Implementation at Med-X: Managing Earned
to Earned Value analysis and program
oversight for an e-procurement technology
“R” Us Point-Of-Sale Initiative:
Managing IT Programs
case discussion of a real $25M program
to implement a point of sale CRM solution
for a major clothing retailer
High Tech Case A: Managing Projects
introduction to Microsoft Project for
a web customer portal project at a major
The case discussion
focuses on risk for technology projects.
High Tech Case B: Managing Scope Change
web portal project is in trouble and
the VP of Marketing wants to increase
the project scope. This case is an MS
project based hands-on application of
Earned Value project management, and
strategies for dealing with projects
that are out of control.
Challenges at Great Planes Bank and
CIO is in the hot seat to deliver a
new customer insight system. The case
discusses several major issues in IT
oversight and the role of executive
managers in IT decisions.