a) What are the six strategic objectives which business firms want to accomplish by investing massively in information systems?
b) describe with supporting illustrations the different types of systems used in an organization.
c) Porter’s value chain model highlights specific activities in the business where competitive strategies can best be applied and where information systems are most probable to have a strategic impact. Describe how.
d) 'Dirty Data' is a Business Problem, Not an IT Problem, Says Gartner. Do you agree?
a) Organizations are discovering that moving to a single, IP-based network provides a wealth of competitive advantages. Describe.
b) What do you mean by virtual private network (VPN)?
c) Most of the organizations adopt a multi-tiered architecture to run their web-based applications. With the help of a diagram, recognize the vulnerabilities and threats posed by such a model.
d) Differentiate between fault tolerant systems and high availability computing.
a) The exclusive features of the Internet and the Web have boosted the growth of the E-commerce. Describe.
b) The CEO of a fortune 1000 company plans to adopt Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) as planned organizational change. Recommend her about BPR.
c) What do you understand by conversion when the new systems are being built?