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    Question 1

    Discuss the key dimensions of systems development and provide examples of applying these dimensions in a systems development project

    Question 2
    Discuss the implications of including both the social and technical aspects in developing a new system. Provide examples of each.

    Question 3
    Possession of information can influence decisions in organizations. Discussion how new systems development can change the order of those who control the information and how this disruption may lead to resistance to adopting the new systems.

    Question 4
    Discuss the various systems development methodologies. Can developers use a hybrid of the technologies in developing systems

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    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC61464/

    http://iwc.oxfordjournals.org/content/23/1/4.full

    http://sonify.psych.gatech.edu/~ben/references/hirschheim_four_paradigms_of_information_systems_development.pdf

    https://www.cms.gov/research-statistics-data-and-systems/cms-information-technology/xlc/downloads/selectingdevelopmentapproach.pdf

    Discuss the key dimensions of systems development and provide examples of applying these dimensions in a systems development project

    The key dimensions or paradigms that make a systems development project function include functionalism (objective-order); social relativism (subjective-order); radical structuralism (objective-conflict); and neohumanism (subjective-conflict). In reference to the actual ability to apply these dimensions to a systems development project, this is contingent upon distinguishing between theoretical assumptions of these dimensions to incorporate them into information systems in order to engage in systems development in a simplified yet philosophically grounded way.

    The functionalist dimension focuses upon providing explanations of the status quo, social order, social integration, consensus, need satisfaction, and rational choice. This portion of systems development is important because it explains how individual elements of a social system interact with technical components, which is necessary to form an integrated systems development project. The social relativist dimension is focused upon the realm of individual consciousness wherein the ability for social conformity is ...

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    The systems development methodology is examined.

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