Chapter 8 - Thinking Critically - Robert Baxley

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Please answer the following questions in a Word document and upload when  finished. What are the advantages of purchasing a packaged solution? What are the disadvantages or dangers? What are the advantages of building a solution from the ground up? What are the disadvantages? Answer : 1.) Some of the advantage of purchasing a packaged solution is that it works well and is inexpensive for the amount of capability provided. It is also usually well documented, relatively error free, and stable. The disadvantages are are that it usually does not meet
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Unformatted text preview: their needs and the organization frequently has to modify the way it does business to conform to the computer system. The organization also has to depend on a single vendor who developed the packaged software for support. 2.) The advantage of building a solution from the ground up is that an organization purchases a tremendous amount of experience and expertise to build a new system that is tailored to meet their exact needs. The major disadvantage of building a custom solution from the ground up is the high cost of development....
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2012 for the course MMIS 530 taught by Professor Jayashbaugh during the Winter '12 term at Friends University.

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