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Other AIS Development Approaches

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INTRODUCTION
• We’ll also discuss how to hasten or improve the development process through:
– Business process reengineering – Prototyping – Computer-aided software engineering (CASE) tools

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BUSINESS PROCESS REENGINEERING • Business process reengineering (BPR) is the analysis and redesign of business processes and information systems to achieve significant performance improvements.
– Reduces a company to its essential business processes. – Reshapes organizational work practices and information flows to take advantage of technological advancements.
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BUSINESS PROCESS REENGINEERING • BPR:
– Simplifies the system. – Makes it more effective. – Improves a company’s quality and service.

• BPR software has been developed to help automate many BPR tasks.

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BUSINESS PROCESS REENGINEERING
• Michael Hammer has set forth several principles that help organizations successfully reengineer business processes:
- Organize around outcomes, not tasks.
• DO AWAY WITH: Assigning different parts of a business process to different people, with the resulting handoffs, delays, and errors. INSTEAD: Each person’s job is designed around an objective, outcome, or process rather than a task needed to complete a process.



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BUSINESS PROCESS REENGINEERING
• Michael Hammer has set forth several principles that help organizations successfully reengineer business processes:
- Organize around outcomes, not tasks. - Require those who use the output to perform the process.

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