For this assignment, you must design a longitudinal study that uses historical data to evaluate IT infrastructure and predict IT needs for the future.

Wk8 s Scenario: You are the IT manager of a large manufacturing operation. Your organization produces foam materials for a variety of applications ranging from insulation for structures to coolers for shipping perishables. Over the past 10 years, you have noticed an increase in demand; and the current IT infrastructure is not keeping up with demand. The leaders of the organization have asked you to determine how demand for foam technologies has changed over the past decade and what will the organization need in the future. Instructions: For this assignment, you must design a longitudinal study that uses historical data to evaluate IT infrastructure and predict IT needs for the future. You should follow one of the design types in the Taris (2000) text. Your design should address the following: • Overall design type (for example, a time series design, panel study, cohort study, or cross-sectional design of some sort). • Sources of data • Time periods for measurement (in other words, define the waves of research) • Possible method of data analysis Length: 5-7 pages, not including title and reference pages References: Include a minimum of 3 scholarly resources The completed assignment should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. The content should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standard

 

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