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Unformatted text preview: cy and reduced errors. • Demonstrates IT’s role in updating traditional business processes. • Illustrates digital technology as the focus of designing and building new information systems. 11.4 Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 11 Building Information Systems A New Ordering System for Girl Scout Cookies 11.5 Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 11 Building Information Systems Problem Solving and Systems Development • New information systems are built as solutions to problems • Four steps to building an information system • Define and understand the problem • Develop alternative solutions • Evaluate and choose a solution • Implement the solution • The first three steps are called systems analysis 11.6 Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 11 Building Information Systems Problem Solving and Systems Development Developing an Information System Solution Developing an information system solution is based on the problem-solving process. 11.7 Figure 11-1 Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 11 Building Information Systems Problem Solving and Systems Development Defining and Understanding the Problem • What caused the problem? • Why does it persist? • Why hasn’t it been solved? • What are the objectives of a solution? • Information requirements 11.8 Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 11 Building Information Systems Problem Solving and Systems Development Developing Alternative Solutions • Paths to a solution determined by systems analysis • Some solutions do not require an information system • Some solutions require modificati...
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