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Chapter 15 SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT AND ACQUISITION
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Learning Objectives Understand the basic concepts of systems development Discuss the major steps in developing a decision support system (DSS) and management support system (MSS) application Describe the major MSS applications and list their major functionalities List the major MSS application development options, along with their benefits and limitations
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Learning Objectives Describe the four phases of the system development life cycle: planning, analysis, development, and implementation (PADI) Understand prototyping and throwaway prototyping and why MSS are typically developed using these methods Discuss various MSS application outsourcing options, including the use of an application service provider (ASP) and utility computing
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Learning Objectives Describe some major MSS software packages and MSS application suites Describe various methods for connecting an MSS application to back-end systems and databases Discuss the value and technical foundation of Web services in integrated applications Understand the service-oriented architecture (SOA) and its relationship to MSS
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Learning Objectives Describe the criteria used in selecting an outsourcing vendor and package Describe the factors that lead to MSS success or failure Discuss the importance of project management and the skills a good project manager needs to have Understand the learning process that occurs during MSS development
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What Types of Support Systems Should You Build? Introduction to MSS development Types of Support Systems Infrastructure Data warehouses and business intelligence systems Knowledge management systems Enterprise information systems Portals The gateways to Web sites; they can be public (like Yahoo!), or private (corporate portals)
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What Types of Support Systems Should You Build? Introduction to MSS development Types of Support Systems Specific applications Tools and tool kits Platforms
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The Landscape and Framework of MSS Application Development
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The Landscape and Framework of MSS Application Development Step 1: Planning, identifying, and justifying MSS Step 2: Creating an MSS architecture MSS architecture A plan for organizing the underlying infrastructure and applications of the MSS project
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The Landscape and Framework of MSS Application Development Step 3: Selecting a development option Build the system in house Have a vendor build a custom-made system Buy an existing application and install it, with or without modifications, by yourself or through a vendor Lease standard software from an ASP, utility computing, or set up a software-as-a-service arrangement Enter into a partnership or an alliance that will enable the company to use someone else's application Use a combination of these approaches
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The Landscape and Framework of MSS Application Development Step 4: Installing, testing, connecting, and deploying MSS applications Step 5: Operations, maintenance, and updating
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2010 for the course IS 425 taught by Professor Lemon during the Spring '10 term at University of Maryland Baltimore.

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CH15_withFigures - Chapter 15 SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT AND...

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