by Dinesh Thakur

It has been observed that certain factors are critical for the successful implementation of information systems. These factors fall under both management and technical factors. The critical factors that determine the success of implementation of information systems are:



 
by Dinesh Thakur

Implementation of a system is as much important as the creation of it. Implementation can easily destroy the good work done in the earlier phases and bring the system to a standstill. Implementation requires technical and managerial skills as the implementers work as change agents. Implementation is also a process that has a series of sequential steps which culminates in making operational the new system.

 
by Dinesh Thakur

           In cost/benefit evaluation of the various expected costs, the benefits to be expected from the system and expected savings is done. The cost/benefit analysis determines the cost-effectiveness of the system. The various categories of costs and benefits are measured and included in cost/benefit analysis.

 
by Dinesh Thakur

Selecting hardware and software for implementing information system in an organization is a serious and time-consuming process that passes through several phases. The main steps of the selection process are listed below:



 
by Dinesh Thakur

The results obtained from the evaluation process help the organization to determine whether its information systems are effective and efficient or otherwise. The process of monitoring, evaluating, and modifying of existing information systems to make required or desirable improvements may be termed as System Maintenance.