NMIMS Global Access
School for Continuing Education (NGA-SCE)
Course: Information Systems for Managers
Internal Assignment Applicable for December 2022 Examination
Assignment Marks: 30
All Questions carry equal marks.
All Questions are compulsory
All answers to be explained in not more than 1000 words for question 1 and 2 and for
question 3 in not more than 500 words for each subsection. Use relevant examples,
illustrations as far as possible.
All answers to be written individually. Discussion and group work is not advisable.
Students are free to refer to any books/reference material/website/internet for attempting
their assignments, but are not allowed to copy the matter as it is from the source of
Students should write the assignment in their own words. Copying of assignments from
other students is not allowed.
Students should follow the following parameter for answering the assignment questions.
1. Farokh Motorwala is the CTO at D’Costa Spirits in Hyderabad, Farokh wants to revamp
the Firm’s IT Infrastructure and align it to the Corporate strategy. In order to do this, what are
the technical & Business consideration for Farokh ? What are the laws of IT infra which Farokh
must keep in mind? (10 Marks)? (10 Marks)
2. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) is an Indian government-owned oil and
gas explorer and producer. BPCL’s CEO is K. Padmakar. In this role, what is the Focus
of the CEO’s role (i.e. Objectives, Kinds of Decisions, information needed, Timeframes
etc.)? What are the Primary IS & Supporting IS Used (Description Data Types, Kind of
Data, Type of Processing, which provides data to these IS)? (10 Marks).
3. Jennifer Roberts has just been hired as the CIO at Hawthorne Investments. During her
interview, Vijay Ananth, the CEO, had tasked Jennifer with the responsibility of revamping
the firm’s IT Infrastructure. Now that Jennifer has come onboard, she is keen
to get started on the Infra Revamp initiative and has targeted BYOD as her first initiative.
a. What is BYOD? Explain the three (3) levels of BYOD? (5 Marks)
b. What are the Pros & Cons (2 each) of BYOD? (5 Marks)
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