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Fundamentals of Information Systems

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Ralph Stair + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337097536
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Fundamentals of Information Systems

9th Edition
Ralph Stair + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337097536
Chapter 8, Problem 9DQ
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Identify and describe how three different change models that can be applied to improve the probability of successful system implementation.

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Describe three change models that help to improve the probability of successful system implementation.

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There are three different change models that help to improve the probability of successful system implementation.

Phase-in Approach:

In this approach, the new system components are phased in slowly and the old system components are phased out slowly. When the team is completely assured that the new system components are working as expected, only then the old system components are phased out completely. This process is repeated for each component until the old system is replaced by the new system.

Pilot Start-up:

In this approach, the new system is run completely for one group of users rather than for all the users...

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