Chapter 10:Acquiring information system and application (process of vendor…
Chapter 10:Acquiring information system and application
process of vendor and software selection
establish service-level agreements
identify potential vendor
negotiate a contract
determine evaluation criteria
choose the vendor and package
evaluate vendors and packages
IT Strategic Plan
four common approaches to cost-benefit analysis
Return on investment
Net present value
Efficiently allocate IS development resources among competing projects
Provide for an IT architecture that enables users,applications and databases to be seamlessly networked and integrated
It must be aligned with organization's strategic plan
set of long-range goals that describe the IT infrastructure and identify the majir IT initiatives needed to achieve the organization's goal
six process involve system development life cycle and importance
operation and management
programming and testing
four alternative development methods and four tools that augment development method.
Joint application design
Rapid application development
Four business decisions that company must make when they acquire new application
Where will the application originate ?
How much computer code does the company want to write ?
Where will the apllication run?
How will the company pay for the application ?