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The Context of Systems Development Projects Chapter 1 ( Continued )
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Business Drivers for Information Systems Globalization of the Economy Electronic Commerce and Business Security and Privacy Collaboration and Partnership Knowledge Asset Management Continuous Improvement and Total Quality Management Business Process Redesign
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Globalization of the Economy Globalization brings New and expanded international markets New international competitors Impact on Information Systems Requires support of multiple languages, currency exchange rates, and business cultures. Requires consolidation of international data. Demand for personnel who can communicate, orally and in writing, with management and users that speak different languages.
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Electronic Commerce and Business E-Commerce – Buying and selling of goods and services using the Internet. E-Business – Use of the Internet to conduct and support day-to-day business activities. Types of E-Commerce and E-Business Marketing of corporate image, products, and services Business-to-Consumer (B2C) Business-to-Business (B2B) Impact on Information Systems Most new Information Systems are being designed for an Internet (or intranet) architecture. Since the only client-side software is a web browser, the choice of client operating system is becoming less important.
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Electronic Commerce Storefront
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Electronic Commerce Procurement System
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Security and Privacy Security How will the business continue in the event of a security breach, terrorist attack, or disaster? How can the business protect its digital assets from outside threats? Privacy Consumer demands for privacy in E-Commerce transactions. Government requirements. Impact on Information Systems Need to incorporate stringent security and privacy controls.
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Collaboration and Partnership Organizations seek to break down the walls that separate organizational departments and functions. Organizations collaborate with outside business partners and even competitors. Impact on Information Systems Need to provide secure, external access. Need to pass data between different Information Systems.
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Knowledge Asset Management Data – Raw facts about people, places, events, and things that are of importance in an organization. Information
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course M&IS 24060 taught by Professor G.dehondt during the Spring '08 term at Kent State.

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