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    What are the four phases of an information system's life cycle? The business process of building and managing information system has four phases. These phases apply to all information systems even though different systems may be acquired using different business processes.

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    1. Initiation ~ is the process of defining the need for a system, identifying the people who will us it or be affected by it, and describing in general terms what the system will do to meet the need. In some cases, the initiation phase occurs in response to obvious problems, such as data that cannot be found and used effectively or high error rates in data. In other cases, the initiation phase is part of a planning process in which the organization is searching of ways to improve and innovate, even if current systems pose no overt problems. The conclusion of the initiation phase is a verbal or written agreement about ...

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    Information System's Life Cycle is examined.