You have a choice of four options for the information systems assignment. The ZERO mark for this assignment is a reasonably well-informed graduate with access to Google and the emphasis is therefore on value addition using the knowledge and skills you have gained in the course. The essay should be 2000 words (+/- 10%), and should employ Harvard referencing and maintain professional levels of style, spelling and punctuation.
1) Compare the impact of sociotechnical systems on the emergence of two technologies - one developed before 1920 and one after - using two topics from the course.
2) Information systems have changed the way we collaborate and work in significant ways. Critically discuss this statement using two concepts from the course.
3) Studies suggest that information systems are socio-political systems. Use two concepts from the course to illustrate this point.
4) Compare the use of data for auditing purposes to the use in large-scale applications such as ERP. Are they used for the same purposes? Discuss using two topics from the course.