Identifying the Business Value for Electronic Document Management
The purpose of this assignment is to let you gather resources and develop further thoughts for your final project. In other words, as you finish Assignment 3, you will actually accomplish part of your final project. In your final project proposal, you have created a short profile for an organization of your own choice showing the type of business, the number of employees and the number of customers on whom you will be collecting data. In this assignment, you first need to briefly summarize (or recap) the above information, the type of documents and records that are currently kept on the customer and whether they are manual or electronic.
Create four or five paragraph statement on the topic assigned below, in your own words, showing the business benefits for your organization to develop an electronic document or records management system.
Cite your sources of information (at least three). Make sure that the document has a meaningful file name and use the document properties to document your file characteristics. Upload your document to Canvas providing sufficient metadata to allow me to identify it accurately.
- Submission should be in a paper format with a clear thesis statement.
- Citation: follow APA format
Your assignment will be graded according to the following rubric:
|Criteria||Outstanding (4)||Above Average (3)||Average
|Description of organization||Very detailed description of organization with at least two additional factors given||Detailed description of organization with at least one additional factors given||Good description of organization with all listed factors discussed.||Inadequate description with at least one of the listed factors missing|
|Discussion on business value||Insightful discussion of business value||Good discussion of business value||Some discussion of business value||Inadequate discussion of business value|
|Uses a variety of sources of information||Cited more than five diverse and relevant sources||Cited four or five diverse and relevant sources||Cited two or three sources relevant to the assignment||Little or no use of relevant sources|
|Well written discussion, grammar and spelling||Persuasive and well written document, error free||Good discussion in your own words, error do not interfere with meaning||Discussed with one or more quotations from sources and few errors||Poorly written or mainly quotations from listed sources with errors|
|Document file name and metadata||Excellent file naming, file description and Blackboard metadata allowing me to identify submission||All three attributes used (file name, file properties, and Blackboard metadata) and the file could be easily identified||All three attributes used (file name, file properties, and Blackboard metadata) and the file could be identified||Not all attributes used and there was some confusion in identifying the file|
|Timeliness||Submitted on time||Submitted one day late||Submitted two days late||Submitted three or more days late|