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BMIT5103/JAN16/A-NK

ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION AND ASSESSMENT


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BMIT5103
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR MANAGERS
JANUARY 2016
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INSTRUCTIONS TO STUDENTS
1. This assignment contains question that is set in English.
2. Answer in English.
3. Learners are to submit assignment only in MsWord (.docx) format unless
specified otherwise. Please refrain from converting text / phrases into
picture format such as .gif / .jpeg / print screen / etc.
4. Download the language version of the assignment template concerned
from the myVLE for preparation and submission of your assignment. Your
assignment should be typed using 12 point Times New Roman font and
1.5 line spacing.
5. Your assignment should be between 4,000 to 5,000 words excluding
references. The number of words should be shown at the end of your
assignment. Do not copy the assignment question and instructions to
your answer.
6. Submission of assignment:

Face-to-face Class Student:


You MUST submit a softcopy of your assignment online through myVLE
and a hardcopy to your facilitator.

Online student:
You MUST submit a softcopy of your assignment via myVLE and
another softcopy to the facilitator via e-mail.

7. You can submit your assignment ONCE only in a SINGLE file.


8. Your assignment must be submitted between 11th March 2016 until
13th March 2016.
9. Your assignment should be prepared individually. You should not copy
another persons assignment. You should also not plagiarise another
persons work as your own.
10.Please ensure that you keep the RECEIPT issued upon submisson of your
assignment as proof of submission. Your assignment is considered as NOT
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submitted if you fail to produce the submission receipt in any dispute


arises concerning assignment submission.

EVALUATION
This assignment accounts for 60% of the total marks for the course and shall
be assessed based on the Rubrics attached.
You would be given feedback on the assignment before the Final Semester
Examination commences.
PLAGIARISM: MARKS DEDUCTION
Warning: The submitted assignment will automatically undergo a similarity
check. If plagiarism is detected, marks would be deducted as follows:

No.

% Similarity Group

1
2
3
4

0 30
30.01 50
50.01 70
70.01 100

% of Mark
Deduction
0
5
10
100

BMIT5103/JAN16/A-NK

ASSIGNMENT QUESTION
OBJECTIVE:
The objective of this assignment is to enable learners to propose the use of
Business Intelligence (BI) applications for organizations. The use of Business
Intelligence applications will help develop knowledge amongst students to aid
organization to discover insights and relationships within the data in order to
improve its business performance.
TASK:
1. Write a literature review on BI (Business Intelligence).
2. Select two organizations which have used BI applications. Analyze and
discuss how they have used BI applications to improve their business
performance.
3. Select a well known organization which has not used any BI application.
Provide a description of the organization. Also analyze various forms of data
(manual/electronic) stored and collected by this organization. Propose how BI
applications could help the organization to improve its business performance.
[TOTAL MARKS: 100]
Assignment Format:
a. Use double space and 12-point of Times New Roman font.
b. The assignment should contain about 4000 5000 words (15 20 pages).
c. Provide reference using the American Psychological Association (APA) format.
d. References should be latest (year 2011 onwards).
Notes:
Assignments should be submitted according to the due date
(Seminar 4).
You are to submit a softcopy of your assignment online through myVLE and a
hardcopy to your facilitator.
Plagiarism is not acceptable. If you are not sure what is meant by plagiarism,
refer to the various websites which discuss this matter, e.g.
owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts.