The purpose of this module is to equip students with a useful grounding in digital strategy and information systems (IS) management. After introducing the characteristics and concepts of systems and IS, the module will provide an overview of strategic planning for IS, and also the important issue of the integration of digital strategies with business objectives. Particular attention will then be paid to the digital frameworks that are available to assist managers in IS strategic analysis and help them understand the strategic impact of digital trends ranging from social media to cloud computing and big data. Issues surrounding the management of information technology (IT) projects, process improvement, organisational change, and IT outsourcing or offshoring are examined. The principles of digital privacy and data security are also considered.