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Developing Computer and Information Systems
A look at the methodology used to develop computer systems in a single-user or multi-user environment.
# 96326 | 1,602 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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The paper introduces the methodology used to develop systems in either a single-user or a multi-user environment and looks at the system development life cycle (SDLC). Using a fictitious business called Riordan Industries, the paper details the areas of the business to be improved, identification of the purpose of the project, the stakeholders associated with the project and process flow charts, procedures, or policy statements to articulate the business requirements in terms of specific process or business development needs.

Areas Needing Improvement
Business Requirements
Summation of the Project Proposal

From the Paper:

"Riordan Manufacturing is a multi-million dollar plastics manufacturing company. In operation since 1991, Riordan has grown and expanded exponentially resulting in production facilities in California, Georgia, Michigan, and China. Each production facility produces specific items such as beverage containers, fans, heart valves, medical stints, and custom plastic parts. Each production facility also uses different stand-alone computer operating systems."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Dunn, C.P. (2006), Stakeholder Interests and Community Groups: A New View.International Association for Business and Society Annual Meetings. Retrieved,September 27, 2006 from
  • Stair, R.M., Reynolds, G.W. (2003). Fundamentals of Information Systemsp.33-150. Thomson Course Technology, 2e.

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