MGMT 340 Business Systems Analysis Week 1 Problems and Exercises

MGMT 340 Business Systems Analysis Week 1 Problems and Exercises

 

Chapter 1

1. Why is it important to use systems analysis and design methodologies when building a system?Why not just build the system in whatever way seems to be “quick and easy?” What value is provided by using an “engineering” approach?

 

8. How might prototyping  be  used  as  part  of the SDLC?

 

Chapter 2

3. In the section on choosing  off-the-shelf  software, eight criteria are proposed for evaluating alternative packages. Suppose the choice is between alternative  custom  software  developers rather  than  pre written  packages.  What  criteria would  be  appropriate  to  select  and  compare among  competing  bidders  for  custom  development  of  an  application?  Define  each  of  these criteria.

 

4. How might the project team recommending anERP design strategy justify its recommendation as compared with other types of designs trategies?