How to Implement Information Systems and Live to Tell About It

How to Implement Information Systems and Live to Tell About It

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Leading-edge techniques for implementing systems and products Tried-and-true project management techniques are fine when it comes to designing, coding, testing, and installing stand-alone information systems. But meeting the challenge of orchestrating the many technologies, departments, and personnel involved in the planning and implementation of information systems for todaya€™s distributed, cross-organizational, multi-platform environments requires the talents of an emerging new breed of coordinator, capable of building networks of cooperation for getting things done. Based on Howard Fallona€™s extensive experience as an implementation coordinator (IC) at corporations nationwide, this book clearly defines the vital role of the IC in todaya€™s downsized, decentralized organization, and: Helps you to decide if being an IC is right for you Arms you with IC techniques that can be applied to everything from reengineering legacy systems to client/server implementations Provides detailed guidance on planning and managing system and product implementations into the operational environment Offers expert advice and guidance on handling logistics, organizational issues, and company politics Introduces the Joint Implementation Process (JIP)a€”an innovative, highly effective group planning technique that keeps the implementation on track, on schedule, and within budgetThe business engineering discipline called it process flows instead of data flows. ... Information system personnel will recognize that the business process reengineering modeling and work-flow techniques are a variation on data flow diagrams. ... Second, she wanted to inquire about an auto loan, so she had to go to another office in the bank to see the loan ... The challenge for the JIP Session participants was to relate this lmplementation Coordination: lts Practical Application 279.

Title:How to Implement Information Systems and Live to Tell About It
Author:Howard Fallon
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons Incorporated - 1995-01


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