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COIT20253 Assessment 2: Presentation
Due Date: Week 10 Friday 11:45 PM AEST
Weighting: 25%
Assessment Task:
This is an individual assessment.
In this assessment, you are required to choose an application of Big Data in one of the following industries: Healthcare, Insurance, Retailing, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, and Travel. You will develop a strategy document for the business application of your choice and deliver a presentation based on this strategy document.
In the first step, you will come up with a targeted business strategy. You will then break down the business strategy into associate key business initiatives, followed by outcomes and critical success factors to support those business initiatives. Afterwards you will identify the specific tasks that need to be executed to support the targeted business initiatives. Next you will identify the data sources required to support the business initiatives.
Once you have completed the strategy document, you will turn the strategies into actions by identifying the advanced data analytics and business intelligence requirements. You will also specify how these data will be collected, transformed, stored and analysed to gain actionable insights to help your business initiatives.
The process of creating the strategy document, and turning those strategies into actions and the outcomes of the process should be clearly illustrated in your presentation.
The presentation will start from week 9 and continue till week 12. The mode and time of presentation for DISTANCE students will be determined by the Unit Coordinator.
Assessment Submission:
You must upload the presentation file to Moodle by the above due date.
Assessment Criteria:
You will be assessed based on your ability to develop Big Data strategies for data-centric organisations to meet client requirements, and to apply Big Data architecture, tools, and technologies for decision making and problem solving.
The marking criteria for this assessment are as follows.
Demonstrated Understanding of Strategy Document - 6 marks
Turning Strategies into Actions - 6 marks
Clarity, Consistency and Structure of Presentation - 3 marks
Use of Quality References - 3 marks
Visual Aids - 3 marks
Time Management - 2 marks
Quality Response to Questions - 2 marks
COIT20253 Assessment 3: Practical and Written Assessment
Due Date: Week 12 Friday 11:45 PM AEST
Weighting: 40%
Assessment Task:

This is an individual assessment.
In this assessment, you are required to produce a report based on the Big Data strategy document you developed for Assessment 2.
At the beginning of the report, you will identify some Big Data use cases based on the Big Data strategies you developed for Assessment 2.
In the following part, you will critically analyse different Big Data technologies, data models, processing architectures and query languages and discuss the strengths and limitations of each of them. You will also discuss different Big Data analytics and business intelligence tools that enable businesses to gain actionable insights from Big Data.
Furthermore, you will discuss the Big Data technologies that you could use for data collection, storage, transformation, processing and analysis to support your use cases. You will also illustrate the Big Data technology stack and processing architecture required to support your use cases. Moreover, you will specify what user experiences you are going to provide to aid in decision making. You have to provide the rationale behind each of the choices you make.
Your target audience is executive business people who have extensive business experience but limited ICT knowledge. They would like to be informed as to how new Big Data technologies might be beneficial to their business. Please note that a standard report structure, including an executive summary, must be adhered to.
The main body of the report should include but not limited to the following topics:
1. Big Data Use Cases
2. Critical Analysis of Big Data Technologies
3. Big Data Architecture Solution
The length of the report should be around 3000 words. You are required to do an extensive reading of more than 10 articles relevant to the chosen Big Data use cases, technologies, architectures and data models. You will need to provide in-text referencing of the chosen articles.
You assessment must have a Cover page (Student name, Student Id, Unit Id, Campus, Lecturer and Tutor name) and Table of Content (this should be MS word generated).
Caution: ALL assessments will be checked for plagiarism by Turnitin.
Assessment Submission:
You must upload the written report to Moodle as a Microsoft Office Word file by the above due date.
Assessment Criteria:
You will be assessed based on your ability to critically analyse and evaluate different Big Data technologies, and to apply Big Data architecture, tools, and technologies to support Big Data use cases.
The marking criteria for this assessment are as follows.
Executive Summary - 3 marks
Table of Contents - 2 marks
Introduction - 3 marks
Big Data Use Cases - 8 marks
Critical Analysis of Big Data Technologies - 8 marks
Big Data Architecture Solution - 10 marks
Conclusion - 3 marks
References - 3 marks