building information systems


What are the alternative methods for building information systems?

Define the traditional systems lifecycle and describe its advantages and disadvantages for systems building.

Define information system prototyping and describe its benefits and limitations. List and describe the steps in the prototyping process.

Define end-user development and explain its advantages and disadvantages.

Describe the advantages and disadvantages of developing information systems based on application software packages.

Define outsourcing. Describe the circumstances in which it should be used for building information systems. List and describe the hidden costs of offshore software outsourcing.

Explain how businesses can rapidly develop e-business applications.