ITECH1100 – Understanding the Digital Revolution

Page 1 of 4ITECH1100 – Understanding the Digital RevolutionAssessment Task – Video and Disruption ReportOverviewFor this assessment task, you will create a written proposal and…

Page 1 of 4ITECH1100 – Understanding the Digital RevolutionAssessment Task – Video and Disruption ReportOverviewFor this assessment task, you will create a written proposal and video about the impact of aparticular technology on an industry or field.The purpose of this assignment is for you to develop your big-picture thinking, and to explorevarious impacts of the ever-changing IT industry.Timelines and ExpectationsPercentage Value of Task: 15%Due: Refer to Course DescriptionMinimum time expectation: 40 hrsLearning Outcomes AssessedThe following course learning outcomes are assessed by completing this assessment task:• A3. Apply business information software for data visualization and analysis purposes;• S2. Review a range of information system applications;• S3. Interpret and construct representations of business data flow and processes;• K2. State the uses of emerging technologies within key industry contexts; and• K6. Explain the concepts of software development within key industries.Assessment DetailsThe Digital Revolution is not limited to the past – we should expect changes to continue forthe foreseeable future. The aim of this assessment is for you to explore how IT might changea particular industry in the future, based on current trends and upcoming technologies.Your topic must be automatically generated, based on your student ID.Please use the Topic Generator link in Moodle, and choose only one of the topics available.Topics are of the form:“Disrupting Industry or Activity with Technology”.Not all options are strictly technologies, some are applications of technologyPreliminaries□ Create an ePortfolio page which you will use to submit your work. Make sure you keep thepage private – you do not need to set the visibility of your ePortfolio to public for thisassessment task.Ensure you complete this step. ePortfolios are the best way we have to allow videoassignment submissions. Please don’t submit a Word or PDF document unless priorapproval is granted by your lecturer.□ Access the Topic Generator through Moodle, and choose one of the available topics.CRICOS Provider No. 00103D | RTO Code 4909CRICOS Provider No. 00103D | RTO Code 4909 Processes and Automation Assignment Page 2 of 4Part one – ResearchThe first step to creating your video and report is to explore both the technology and theindustry, to understand the potential impacts.□ Write a short description of the technology and the industry (150-300 words each), andadd both to your ePortfolio page. You may use any relevant sources, including websites,blogs, tweets, journal articles and textbooks. Ensure you cite any sources appropriately.If you are unsure of how to reference sources, please review the Academic IntegrityModule, or contact a Learning Skills Advisor. Plagiarism is not acceptable!Part two – Brainstorming disruptions□ For your topic, list at least three ways the technology may change or disrupt theindustry (50-150 words each). Include this list on your ePortfolio page.Disrupt doesn’t necessarily mean bad – it just means a big change. You could thinkabout how Uber disrupted the taxi industry, or how Amazon disrupted the retailindustry.If you are having trouble, remember that this is a creative task – it’s ok for your ideasto be 10 or 30 years in the future. The more you can come up with at this stage thebetter, even if you think your ideas are completely implausible.Part three – Disruption□ Choose a single one of your changes or disruptions.Indicate in your ePortfolio which disruption you choose.□ Identify one process within your industry or activity that would be affected by your chosendisruption. For this process, determine its triggering Event, any Activities, Decision Points,and Actors/Resources, and finally an Outcome.□ Provide a written description of how this process will be affected by your chosendisruption.□ Support your written description with BPMN process models of before and afterdisruption.The purpose of your models is to show the impact of the technology on the businessprocess; let that guide your level of detail.Part four – Video□ Using Excel or a similar product, create a graphic or visualization to show how yourdisruption will affect the industry in some way. This can be based on real data or estimates.You may design an infographic if you prefer.You must create this graphic yourself.Appropriately reference any sources you use.□ Using any software you like, create a two-minute video to accompany your report.Two minutes is not very long. You don’t have to cover everything from your report, norall of your brainstormed ideas. You may choose to talk about several of your ideas atCRICOS Provider No. 00103D | RTO Code 4909 Processes and Automation Assignment Page 3 of 4a shallow level, or speak in more depth about just one. Pick whatever is going to makethe most engaging 2-minute video.Your video can be made however you like – talking to camera; using narrated slides;describing a sketch; animation, or combining multiple methods. Choose an approach thatbest suits you and the content you are trying to deliver. Prefer screen recording software tosimply pointing a camera at a laptop.Your video must include your visualizationRegardless of how you choose to make sure your video, ensure:• sound and narration is clearly audible;• enough context is included to demonstrate understanding of the industry and thetechnology, and the significance of the impact;• the length is between 1:45 and 2:15;• an appropriate sequence is followed so that a viewer can understand the context andcontent;• graphical elements are clearly legible.□ Upload your video to one of the following services:• YouTube – youtube.com• Vimeo – vimeo.com□ Embed your video in your ePortfolio page as an External Media block.SubmissionTo submit your assignment, submit your Mahara ePortfolio page via Moodle.Marking Criteria / RubricRefer to the attached marking guide.FeedbackFeedback will be supplied through Moodle. Authoritative results will be published onfdlMarks.Academic MisconductTo submit your assessment task, you must indicate that you have read and understood, andcomply with, the Federation University Australia Academic Integrity and Student Plagiarismpolicies and procedures(http://policy.federation.edu.au/learning_and_teaching/compliance/academic_integrity/ch02.php).You must also agree that your work has not been outsourced, and is entirely your ownexcept where work quoted is duly acknowledged. Additionally, you must agree that yourwork has not been submitted for assessment in any other course or program.CRICOS Provider No. 00103D | RTO Code 4909 Processes and Automation Assignment Page 4 of 4ITECH1100 – Understanding the Digital RevolutionMarking Guide – Video and Disruption Report

Criteria Maximum ObtainedWritten content• Accurate and succinct description of technology and industry• Brainstorming – ideas for at least three ways in which the tech mayimpact or has impacted the industry. Ideas demonstrateunderstanding of the technology and industry• Identification of process components and description• Supporting BPMN models2 3 1 2Video• Video shows understanding and synthesis of ideas from researchand brainstorming• Easily understandable without requiring written materials; structure isclear and appropriate• Includes appropriate visualization or graphic element• Creative, engaging and well presented2 2 1 2Quality of written work• Appropriate use of English and referencing (up to 3 marks deducted) (-3)Quality of video work• No extended gaps at start or end of video; audio is an appropriatelevel and minimally noisy; text and graphics are legible(up to 2 marks deducted)• Length of video is within specified boundaries(1 mark deducted, plus 1 additional mark deducted for every 30seconds over or under)(-2)Total 15

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