Cloud ERP: Assignment

Tasks Indicators Marks

Task 1
(20 marks)

• Identification of at least 3 definitions of Cloud ERP 2*3=6
• Present at least two different perspectives (e.g. service model, IT outsourcing) used in defining and describing Cloud
ERP systems 2*6=12
• Use of citations in support of definitions and descriptions 2

Task 2
(20 marks)

• Definition of the term “adoption” 2
• Description of 2 (two) adoption frameworks (e.g. TOE, DOI, Dynamic capability) that have been used in the ERP
literature to describe Cloud ERP adoption 8*2=16
• Use of citations in support of adoption definition and frameworks 2

Task 3a
(20 marks)

• Discussion on advantages of Cloud ERP systems 4.5
• Empirical evidence of 2 advantages of ERP adoption 4.5
• Discussion on challenges of Cloud ERP systems 4.5
• Empirical evidence of 2 challenges of ERP adoption 4.5
• Use of citations in support of advantages and challenges 2

Task 3b
(20 marks)

• Discussion on either adoption or implementation of Cloud ERP based on any two of the following three characteristics:
a) org size (SME, Large), b) industry type (manufacturing, services), and c) sector (public, private). Supported by
empirical evidence. 9*2=18
• Use of citations in support of characteristics 2
Task 4 • Richness of the reflection on the suitability of Cloud ERP 6

(10 marks) • Accuracy of the reflection 2
• Supporting reflection using suitable references 2

(10 marks)

• Does the assignment document follow the prescribed report structure?
• Assignment size (Word length: between 2000-2500 words, excluding Title, Table of contents, and Reference List).
Penalty applies when this limit is exceeded! 5
• Literature used (relevance, type, up-to-date, number), referencing/citation technique, and Use of in-text references and
list of references in APA style



1. Submission: The assignment must be submitted in electronic format only through
Moodle. Please follow the submission process described below:

a) Your assignment deliverables include a single file: Assignment Report (MS-
Word). The filename should contain Unit Code, Assignment Number and your

student ID number, similar to the following example:
FIT9123Assignment2Report_StudentID.docx, OR

b) Submit an electronic version (in MS-Word format, without completed
Individual Assignment Cover Sheet) of your completed Assignment Report
through the Moodle site of this unit, by 11:55pm (18 October, 2019). In doing so,
please click on the acceptance box of Individual Assignment Submission.

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