Week 2 – Assignment: Create an IT PolicyEvaluation Tool to Evaluate an IT Policy
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Part 1: Create a Policy Evaluation Tool
For this task, create a tool (i.e., an evaluation rubric, matrix, or comprehensive checklist) that can help assess an IT policy. The tool should have an appropriate number of criteria and a scale on which to evaluate each criterion. Then, prepare a report that contains the following elements:
Title of the Policy
The objective of the Policy
Expected improvements or controls to be mitigated by the Policy
Stakeholders and users that need to observe the policy
Evaluators and Approvers of the Policy
Distribution and Communication
User Awareness Sessions
Part 2: Evaluate an Organization’s IT Policy
Conduct research on an organization of your choice. You can use government or academic portals whose policies are available online. Using the tool that you created in part 1 of this assignment, research and evaluate the organization’s IT policy.
Then, create a report in which you summarize the following:
Provide a description of the organization that you chose, along with the web address for the IT policy.
Describe the IT policy at a high level.
Present a chart depicting each criterion with its description and a scale showing the requirements for each level in the scale of the evaluation tool (in an appendix).
Create a narrative to explain the rationale for the criteria and rating scale.
Use your tool to evaluate the IT policy and provide strengths and weaknesses.
Provide three recommendations to improve the IT policy.
Explain how this organization uses IT policy strategically.
Length: 4-5 pages, not including title page and references page or appendix
References: Include a minimum of 3 scholarly resources.
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