Ess of Sys Anls- Case Sol- CH 01

Ess of Sys Anls- Case Sol- CH 01 - Essentials of Systems...

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Essentials of Systems Analysis and Design, 3 rd CH1: Pine Valley Furniture Case Exercises a. How did Pine Valley Furniture go about developing its information systems? Why do you think the company chose this option? What other options were available? As mentioned in the scenario, Pine Valley Furniture developed its applications in-house. Many reasons are plausible for why the company chose this option. The company may have had unique processing needs that required the system to be built in-house, as opposed to purchasing a prepackaged system. The company may also have viewed its information systems as helping it achieve a competitive advantage. Pine Valley Furniture had several options, including 1- hiring a company to develop and run the software on its own computers, 2- purchasing a system off-the-shelf, 3- implementing an enterprise-wide system, or hiring a consulting company to develop its information systems. b. One option available to Pine Valley Furniture was an enterprise-wide system.
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