HI5019 Strategic Information Systems Assignment

HI5019 Strategic Information Systems Assignment

HI5019 Strategic Information Systems Assignment

Introduction

Each student will write a literature review of NOT more than 1500 words. The review should demonstrate that the student has thoroughly researched their topic. Students should use examples of business practice from the scholarly journals papers, conferences, books and professional magazines to support their arguments.
The literature review would be on accounting software/packages used in Australia. The research would cover history, development and adoption, the current market size, identify the leaders in the market and what gives them the competitive advantage. Students are also required to identify the current gaps or challenges encountered by users or customers of accounting software/packages and make relevant suggestions or recommendations.

Research reports are to be presented in hard copy in size 12 Times New Roman or 10 Calibri Font and double spaced. The research should include a list of at least 5 references used in the research report and a bibliography of the wider reading done to familiarize oneself with the topic.

Submission:  Hard-copy to tutors/lecturers assignment box and a copy of the report generated from SAFE ASSIGN attached to it.
You are reminded to read the “Plagiarism” section of the course description. Your research should be a synthesis of ideas from a variety of sources expressed in your own words.

All reports must use the Harvard referencing style. Marking rubrics are attached.

Assessment Criteria:

Satisfactory

  • Information is somewhat organized, Some elements of layout or length incorrect.
  • Proper grammar and punctuation mostly  used, but overuse of direct quotes.
  • Satisfactorily introduces the topic of the research report.
  • Gives a general background.
  • Indicates the overall "plan" of the report.
  • Suitable range of supportive evidence used. Not always appropriate and/or current. Minimum cited.
  • Adequate discussion develops logically.
  • Understanding of reading shown. Few relevant analysis.
  • Satisfactory summary of the main points. 
  • A final comment on the subject, but introduced new material.
  • Mostly correct referencing (Harvard) Some problems with quoted material and paraphrased material
  • Some problems with the reference list or bibliography.

Unsatisfactory

  • Information is poorly organized, Some elements of layout or length incorrect.
  • Proper grammar and punctuation not always used. Excessive overuse of direct quotes
  • Introduces the topic of the research report, but omits a general background of the topic and/or the overall "plan" of the report.
  • Insufficient range or number of supportive evidence used.
  • Inadequate discussion of issues and/or lacking in logical flow
  • Little/no demonstrated understanding of reading.
  • None/little discussion or analysis.
  • Poor/no summary of the main points.
  • A poor final comment on the subject and/or new material introduced.
  • Not all material correctly acknowledged.
  • Some problems with the reference list or bibliography.