Chapter 9

Putting It All Together

“What constitutes a successful information system?” This book has attempted to provide the readers with an understanding of the answer by dividing the question into five parts:

Right data

Right place

Right time

Right person

Right format

The previous chapters have delved into each of these areas, defining what we mean by “right” and providing examples and insights into how to ensure that your information system meets or exceeds these requirements.

In this chapter, we put all of these ideas together to analyze the information system needs, to determine the type of information system to implement, and to assess the quality and success of that implementation today and over time.


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