1. “Patterns of Behavior” Please respond to the following:Evaluate the patterns of behavior of early adapters versus followers. Determine the pattern of behavior that leads to a competitive advantage. Justify your response.Give your opinion as to whether “Heat Seekers” and “Followers” could coexist within the same organization. State the negatives and positives associated with both patterns of behavior.2. “Getting to Know the Industry” Please respond to the following:Getting to know the industry in which a company operates is a critical factor for leveraging information systems and gaining a competitive advantage. Speculate as to how information systems can be leveraged in a particular industry. Analyze how time of entry, industry trends, corporate culture, and other factors affect competitive advantage. Explain your answer.Evaluate the competitive applications of technology. List and describe three applications and how these can be applied to the information systems industry.3. “ITPM Best Practices” Please respond to the following:Explain how ITPM best practices can align the IT portfolio with business requirements in order to create the greatest possible value for the organization.Assess the systems development life-cycle (SDLC) and explain how the life cycle, when executed properly, can maximize business value. Note: All stakeholders point of view should be considered.4. “Service Delivery Models” Please respond to the following:Evaluate the service delivery models. Select the options that, in your opinion, are most efficient together regardless of industry. Additionally, select the models that work best in particular industries. Justify your response.Determine how a company’s selection of a Service Delivery Model could impact business value. Provide an example to justify your response.5. “The New Beginning and Prototyping” Please respond to the following:Give your opinion on what Thomas L. Friedman is referring to with the words, “Now the real IT revolution is about to begin.” Discuss how the beginning, referred to by Friedman, is different from the last couple of decades.Evaluate prototyping as a technique for gathering quality business requirements. Determine the approach to prototyping that would be better suited for emerging technology projects. Determine if a combination of prototyping approaches would be more efficient. Explain your answer.6. “Risk Management” Please respond to the following:Determine why project risk management is a key component to bringing a project to a successful conclusion. Include an example to support your answer.Reflecting upon your example, describe the relationship between project risk management and cost estimation.