Locate a partnership between a private sector enterprise and a public sector organization, where IT is a key element of the partnership.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper analyzing the elements that might lead or have led to the success or failure of the partnership you chose. Focus your analysis on the IT aspects of the partnership.
Answer the following questions in your paper:
What were the forces leading to the partnership?
What were the objectives sought by each partner?
On what basis—such as the history of the companies working together, personal contacts, the technology of one company and market of the other company, or the capital of one company—did executives in these companies decide to enter into a dialogue leading to the partnership?
What were the steps taken by each company as they moved toward forming the partnership?
What effective decisions fostered the partnership’s formation?
What ineffective decisions inhibited the partnership’s formation?
Assuming that you were the CIO of one of the partners, from the IT perspective, what are some issues you would have had your company and the partnership address as the two organizations moved toward creating the partnership?
Provide references for your findings.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.