DEPT: LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
COURSE: INFORMATION SCIENCE
UNIT CODE: ISC 302
UNIT NAME: INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
REG NO: E08S/ 11457/ 2010
FULL NAMES: WINNIE MUTHEU MUTUNGA
SUBMISSION DATE: 3RD MARCH 2014
LECTURER: MR. MARTIN
TASK: Discuss the challenges of designing, developing, and implementing Information Systems in Organizations and propose appropriate remedial measures to the identified challenges towards boosting the system development process success.
(Lang, M 2008) referred a system as a group of interrelated components that work collectively to carry out input, processing, output, storage and control of actions in order to convert data into information products that can be used to support forecasting, planning, control, coordination, decision making and operational activities in an organization.
An information system (IS) is a set of interrelated components that collect, manipulate, store, and disseminate data and information and provide feedback mechanism to meet an objective.
Information Systems are computer based infrastructures, organizations, people and
components that pull together, process, store, transmit, present, disseminate and act on
Use of information systems in many organizations has increased across all industries. Information systems have evolved over the years to match up with changes in organizational challenges from being simply operational tools to being used for strategic purposes. Although information technology is advancing at a blinding pace, there is nothing easy or mechanical about building and using information systems (Lang, M 2008).
Information has become one of the most valuable assets of modern...