You have been appointed as Information Handling Management trainee at Emirates Group/any organisation of your choice.
The organisation is expecting some inputs from you on the process of information gathering and information technology systems used to deliver information to different levels in the organisation.
As part of your research, analysis, and evaluation you will need to complete the following task:-
Task 1: Individual Report to be submitted on 15th August 2017
LO1 : Understand how to assess information and knowledge needs.
LO3: Be able to develop communication processes.
LO4 : Be able to improve systems relating to information and knowledge
Before assigning future tasks the department would like to
1.1– Discuss the range of decisions to be taken
1.2 – Examine the information and knowledge needed to ensure effective decision taking
1.3 – Assess internal and external sources of information and understanding
1.4 – Justify recommendations for improvement
3.1– Report on the existing processes of communication in an organization
3.2– Design ways to improve appropriateness
3.3– Implement improvements to ensure greater integration of systems of
communication in that organization
3.4 – Create a personal plan to improve own communication skills
4.1– Report on existing approaches to the collection, formatting, storage and dissemination of information and knowledge
4.2– Carry out appropriate changes to improve the collection, formatting, storage and dissemination of information and knowledge
4.3 – Implement a strategy to improve access to systems of information and knowledge
Guidelines to Achieve LO1, LO3 & LO4
1.1 – Discuss the different types of decisions that take place in an organization.
1.2 – What level of Information and Knowledge is required usually to take decisions?
1.3 – Discuss the difference between external and internal sources of information
1.4 – Suggest a change for your relevant department on how communication is done and justify your recommendation
3.1- Discuss the different types of communication tools used at Emirates Group/selected organization. Provide examples demonstrating the use of some popular tools of communication while communicating with internal and external stakeholders.
3.2- Identify problems associated with existing systems of communication and suggest strategies for improvement
3.3- Explain how the transition from the old to the suggested new system would benefit the organization.
3.4- Complete a Personal communication skill Audit and create a personal plan to improve your own communication skills
4.1 – Explain how the process of collecting, formatting, storing and disseminating of information and knowledge in your department is done. To whom is this information accessible and why?
4.2 – Recommend certain changes to the process of collecting, formatting, storing and disseminating information to the department that you work for. Think of recommendations that make the process more effective and efficient.
4.3 – Discuss in your own words what is the difference between Data mining and Data warehousing and mention what are the possible advantages and disadvantages of Data warehouse