a) describe four competitive strategies enabled by information systems which firms can pursue.
b) describe, with illustrations, how IS can support each of such competitive strategies.
c) Describe how the internet adds value to a training institution.
d) Describe how an extranet help firms integrate information and business processes.
a) In brief describe the three security controls which can be used to secure an IS in an organization.
b) Define the given terms in the context of Air Mauritius as a business organization:
• Business continuity planning
• Data archiving
• Cyberlaw (exemplify with an ex)
a) Fincorp Ltd is an insurance company wishing to change over to a better business system by using an enhanced version of a financial information system (FIS). The director has two choices, namely either to (i) develop new tailor made software for the company’s financial insurance services or (ii) buy a new off the shelf software. Advise the director of Fincorp whether to invest on (i) or (ii). Give detailed information on how the investment shall be completed.
b) describe how a project is completely managed in a case of tailor made software.