NMIMS Global Access
School for Continuing Education (NGA-SCE)
Course: Information Systems for Managers
Internal Assignment Applicable for June 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.
You have been appointed as IT Head of a soon to be opened bank in India by the name
of “People’s bank” which will have branches all over India. People’s bank is a private
sector bank. Highlight atleast 5 security threats that a bank may face in today’s times and
suggest 5 innovative IT security mechanisms to ensure that such threats do not harm your
bank & that your systems remain as secure as ever. (10 Marks)
It is often stated that “E-governance helps in building trust between governments and
citizens”. Do you agree with this statement? If yes, provide one detailed example of any
EGovernance project undertaken by any municipality in any part of India. Provide
features of the project & benefits. If No, then justify with appropriate reasons (minimum
10 reasons) as to why eGovernance does not facilitate trust. (10 Marks)
The city of Srinagar is the largest city and the summer capital of the Union territory of
Jammu and Kashmir in India. You have been invited as an external IT consultant by
Government of India with a mandate to convert Srinagar into a “Smart City”
a. Which “Smart” city in the world will you choose as a benchmark to emulate some of the
best practices of that city into Srinagar? Provide atleast 3 reasons with brief descriptions
behind your choice of choosing that particular city as a benchmark?
b. Suggest & describe atleast 2 innovative technology enabled services that you will
introduce into Srinagar so that it can be called as a “Smart city”? (5 Marks)