The purpose of the Discussion Board is to allow students to learn through sharing ideas and experiences as they relate to course content and the DB question. Because it is not possible to engage in two-way dialogue after a conversation has ended, no posts to the DB will be accepted after the end of each unit.
For this Discussion Board, you are to make a posting discussing the following:
- Explain the life cycle of an information systems
- Apply the steps of the life cycle to the scenario listed below
Imagine that you run a photography printing store. Your employees have been using punch cards for time entry since you started the business. This has lead to many problems including lost cards, inaccurate hours, and employees punching in other employees. Because of these problems you are considering implementing a computerized time entry system. Describe each step of the life cycle, and apply it to your problem in your business.
- Discussion Board post: 30 points
- Commenting on other posts: 20 points