29 Jan Developing an Information system
The learning outcome for this unit involves the process of developing aninformation system (IS) for an organization. There are many factors involved inthis process, including core activities and the methodologies for managing theprocess. Project management plays a part as well. Additionally, IS developmentdoes not happen in a silo; there is also the business side to consider as partof the process. All of these considerations are brought together and addressedin this assignment.
For this assignment, you will need to access the CSU Online Library toresearch two articles concerning information systems development and projectmanagement. Drawing on these two articles, your textbook, and other sources,write an essay that addresses the following:
1.Provide a well-formulated thesis statement in your introductionparagraph.
2.Explain how a business user could be involved in the core activities ofbuilding an information system.
3.Analyze how software development methodologies (such as agiledevelopment) can work in tandem with project management for the benefit ofboth information systems development projects and organizations.
4.Evaluate how project managers and/or IT managers can ensure thatinformation system development projects are in alignment with businessstrategies and goals.
5.Summarize your findings in a five-page paper using proper APAformatting.
Your response must be at least three pages in length, not including the titleand references pages, and in APA format. You are required to use the twooutside articles. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying APAcitations