Decentralized IT Systems Comparison Essay by hicaliber

Decentralized IT Systems
A discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of centralized versus decentralized information technology systems.
# 95842 | 1,125 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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This paper analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of a decentralized IT system and management information systems (MIS). It discusses the need for greater time-to-market and competitiveness and the factors affecting cost reduction and efficiency. The paper also compares decentralization with centralization for organizations.

Table of Contents:
Executive Summary
Advantages of Decentralized Management Information Systems (MIS)
Disadvantages of Decentralized Management Information Systems (MIS)

Sample of Sources Used:

  • CIO Magazine (2001) - Next Stop: Centralization. Eric Berkman. CIO Magazine. September 15, 2001
  • Hess (1996) - IS Reorganization: Centralization versus Decentralization. DCC Conferences, Gartner Group Research. Business Process Re-engineering. February 15, 1996

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