Buying information systems : selecting, implementing and assessing off-the-shelf systems /

Most organisations purchase off-the-shelf computer-based systems to help them perform their day-to-day business activities. Sadly, many of the purchases fail to live up to expectations. This book provides a blueprint of what to cover in the early stages o.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: James, David, 1964-
Format: eBook
Published: Burlington, VT : Gower, 2004.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables and Checklists; Introduction; 1 Buying an information system is like buying a desktop publishing package, isn't it?; 2 Where can I find advice?; 3 Who should be involved?; 4 How do I manage the purchase?; 5 How do I decide what I need?; 6 Which package/supplier should I choose?; 7 How do I manage the implementation?; 8 How do I know if the system is successful?; 9 Putting it all together; Glossary; Index