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CHAPTER 10 Acquiring Information Systems and Applications
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CHAPTER OUTLINE 10.1 Planning for and Justifying IT Applications 10.2 Strategies for acquiring IT Applications 10.3 Traditional Systems Development Life Cycle 10.4 Alternative Methods and Tools for Systems Development 10.5 Outsourcing and Application Service Providers 10.6 Vendor and Software Selection
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Chapter Opening Case More than 3 million Canadian subscribers About 1,500 Facebook applications: photo management, file management My Garden My Aquarium Developed using Facebook proprietary language tools.
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10.1 Planning of and Justifying IT Applications Organizations must analyze the need for the IT application Each IT application must be justified in terms of costs and benefits The application portfolio is a prioritized list of both existing and potential IT applications of a company
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Information Systems Planning Process
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Information Systems Planning (continued) Organizational strategic plan states the firm’s overall mission, the goals that follow from that mission, and the broad steps necessary to reach these goals. IT architecture delineates the way an organization’s information resources should be used to accomplish its mission. Both are inputs in developing the IT strategic plan
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IT Strategic Plan IT strategic plan is a set of long-range goals that describe the IT infrastructure and major IT initiatives needed to achieve the goals of the organization.
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IT Steering Committee The IT Steering Committee , comprised of managers and staff representing various organizational units, establishes IT priorities and ensures that the MIS function meets the needs of the enterprise.
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IT Operational Plan
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2011 for the course FINANCE 101 taught by Professor Chan during the Spring '11 term at Aarhus Universitet.

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