You are required to write a scholarly academic article based on critical engagement with a
Mobility plays a critical role in the way we live. Our food, clothes and household waste
all need to be transported, contributing to our economy and quality of life. Movement
of people from one location to another without traffic stress is critical to ensure the
quality of life to the people living in the city. But the increasing use of planes, cars and
other fossil-fuel dependent modes of mobility are causing more pollution, putting at
risk our environment and health. It can also be noted that the traffic accidents are
affecting the society indicating the need for smarter mobility. Cleaner and smarter
mobility/ transport can actually meet Oman’s need for mobility and at the same time
deliver many public health benefits, including cleaner air, fewer accidents, less
congestion, and less noise pollution. Carbon-dependent transport sector can be turned
into a clean and smart mobility system.
The purpose of the task is to understand the significance of Smart Mobility and explore
their connection with IS-IT strategy. Write a research article critically analyzing IS/IT
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strategy frameworks/models. Investigate the nature of IS/IT strategies that successful
firms/cities undertake. You are required to focus any one of the following topics:
Smart City logistics
Urban Cable Cars – A case study of Oman
Mobility as a service
2. Intended Module Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of the assessment, the student will be able to:
i. Demonstrate a mastery of the complex skills and knowledge necessary to evaluate
one or more strategic decision-making models.
ii. Critically define the strategic choices that face organizations, using advanced skills
in conducting research.
iii. Critically identify the barriers to the implementation of strategic choices.