It systems acquisition and project life cycle
June 9th, 2020
The case study Information Systems Failure at Integrated Solutions is a supplementary online case by Jessup and Valacich.
Jessup, L., & Valacich. J. (2010). Chapter 8. Information Systems Today: Why IS Matters. Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ.
Case Assignment Questions
- What were some of the information systems-related problems that Integrated Solutions faced?
- Why did the global information systems implementation at Integrated Solutions fail?
- What could Integrated Solutions have done differently to achieve a more favorable outcome?
- Do you think Integrated Systems followed a good approach for building and acquiring the global information system? If so, why, and what did it do that was good? If not, why not, and what do you think the company could have done differently?
To answer the assignment questions, your paper should be 3–4 pages double-spaced not including the cover page and reference list. Take a definite stand on the issues and develop your supporting argument carefully. Use material from the Background information and any other sources you can find to support specific points in your arguments. Avoid making assertions for which you cannot find other than your own opinion.