Management Information System-- Analysis and Design

Essay by windskierUniversity, Master'sA, August 2004

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Executive Summary

Big-Fancy Computer Company was established in 1995 for the purpose of developing high quality information system and designing capable intra-network for organizations. With a group of skillful and aggressive IT professionals, the company is famous especially for its suitable design for different organizations, which is regarded as the best in Australia.

Nowadays, we won the contract to design a specific information system for Jones' Homes, which is a Real Estate agency just merge two other agencies to expand its business, however, how to make these three agencies operate more effectively and productively became a essential problem facing by Mr. Jones--the director of Jones' Homes.

According to the current situation of Jones' Home, we firstly completed the structured analysis on the existing system of all agencies and gather relating information from their computing systems, then we implement a series of market research to gather up-to-date prices of hardware and software technology, and finally designed 3 different systems which can meet the operational and informational needs for each office during the initial stages of the merger.

In this report, we will present how we determine the information systems for Jones' Home, the relevant costs (include setup cost, operating cost and maintaining cost) of the information systems and the benefits and advantages we can get from the information systems. We are supposed to hand in this report to Mr. Jones by 19 September 2003 as required.

The research has been gathered from newspapers, industry journals, interviews, magazines and Internet Web sites. This information resource provides the basis of a reliable and valid background.


As one of the leaders of information systems designer and provider, our company--Big-Fancy Computer Company is very proud of winning the contract with Jones' Home from the other two competitive companies. In order to return our...