Ifsm 301 Case Study 1

11/28/2016’’1’’KALCH Distribution Company (KDC) IT Strategic Plan, Part 2 Before you begin this assignment, be sure you have read the “KALCH Distribution Company Case Study” and the feedback you received on your IT Strategic Plan Part 1 assignment. Also, be sure you have read the course content materials that have been assigned to this point. Purpose of this Assignment This assignment gives you the opportunity to apply the course concepts to complete the development of an Information Technology Strategic Plan (ITSP) to support the strategic direction of KALCH Distribution Company (KDC). This assignment specifically addresses the following course outcomes to enable you to: •identify, define, and explain the concepts of information technology governance and management •apply best practices in information technology management and governance to make, defend, and justify an IT decision IT Strategic Plan for KALCH Distribution Company For the previous assignment, you developed Part 1 of an IT Strategic Plan for KDC. For this assignment, you will incorporate any needed changes resulting from the feedback you received on your Part 1 assignment and you will add Part 2. Part 2 will include an IT project that you are proposing that KDC undertake. This new project will be included in the IT Portfolio section of Part 2, and will be further described in a future assignment, the “IT Decision Paper.” The entire ITSP will be submitted as a single document for this assignment. Assignment First, you should make any changes to your Part 1 assignment, as indicated in the feedback you received. Then, you will develop Part 2 of the ITSP for KALCH Distribution Company, using the outline below, and add it to Part 1. A single, complete ITSP, with both Parts 1 and 2 will be submitted for this assignment. Note that Part 2 includes a project you are proposing that KDC undertake. In addition to the course materials, at least one external resource (resource other than those provided in the class) must be used. Two or more cited references will earn top credit.Use a separate References pageto list just the references you have cited. Remember to use the APA formatting rules and correctly cite and reference your sources with APA format. Use the Grading Rubric to be sure you have covered everything. Submit your paper as a Microsoft Word document, or a document that can be read using Word, with your last name included in the filename.Please use this outline to build Part 2 of your IT Strategic Plan. Use the numbering and headings shown below. Part Two 1.IT Strategies - Write at least three IT strategies (four or more will earn top credit) and explain how they align to one or more of the business strategies, including the compliance requirements, articulated in the Case Study. If these business strategies were not included in your Part 1 paper, you should add these strategies into Part 1 prior to submitting this assignment. When the

Currently there is no tracking of freight therefore customers do not have accurate delivery dates. The whereabouts should be tracked from pickup to delivery. Remain compliant with all Federal and State Regulations:KDC must stay compliant with all federal and state regulations to avoid fines and being shut down for failure to meet the regulations. Three regulations most concerning are the Sarbanas financial audit and reporting requirement, federal requirement to conduct vehicle safety checks, and FMCSA reporting requirement.IT Vision & Mission Statement: Mission StatementThe Information Technology Department will provide the cost-effective technology services withthe highest quality, to facilitate the KDC mission as it applies to the transportation and distribution service, providing planning and leadership meeting the strategic vision of KDC. IT VisionThe Information Technology Department of KDC wants to be recognized as a leader in quality and value and as a critical component of KDC strategy, providing world class information technology service to KDC enabling world class logistical services, while providing expertise forexpansion.Governance: KDC will use the Agile process for the Governance the team will consist of the CFO, CIO, FleetManager and Sales Manager this will bridge the gap between management and IT. This will


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