Eco 372 Week 4 Paper

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During Week two (2) the Learning Team was asked to think of specific organizations and determine the main operating system, software applications used, and a one of a kind software application. That week’s lesson highlighted the versatility of using technology like databases to store records and information that wouldn’t be as easily accessed via programs such as spreadsheets. Week 3 involved how Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and a south San Jose local bookstore used the internet and collaboration technology. Last week; week four (4), we discussed how the bookstores address security concerns including legal and privacy aspects of their websites and business. This week, week five (5), the team discussed the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and how it applied to the bookstores chosen. The vision and goal for the bookstores was to move to present day technology and the advantages it affords. That goal required the development of an online shopping experience. The resulting product offers the bookstore customers an online option in addition to the brick and…show more content…
The SDLC process is a tool that has grown from a more manual process to a process which has seen great benefit from online collaboration tools. The management process includes real-time visibility as to the development of the product at every step, whether it be concept drawings, databases, software code, documentation, etc. Visibility, oversight, and checkpoint approval are key to the management process. Managers are allocated to the applicable parts of the product being developed. Their approval and review at designated checkpoints help to ensure the development of a quality product in line with the intended operations concept. Attention is paid to rapid development methods by management. The use of collaboration tools and hardware/software technology is used to great

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