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Fundamentals of Information Systems

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Ralph Stair + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Fundamentals of Information Systems

8th Edition
Ralph Stair + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305082168
Chapter 8, Problem 1.2DQ
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Which party bears more responsibility for the failure of the IS project? Why?

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Queensland government accepted the IBM contract for Queensland's healthcare system which failed due to mistakes made at initial stages. The problem which arose with the definition of scope of the system, for business requirements and then with wrong documentation because of which the project got so many defects in it...

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