Application software packages
1. What are the criteria that should be applied when choosing among candidate application software packages?
2. Describe the role of the vendor for each of the three phases of the purchasing life cycle.
3. Describe the importance of documentation under an SDLC methodology.
4. What is an RFP, and what critical tasks does it facilitate in the purchasing process?
5. What are some special issues associated with managing an offshore outsourcing arrangement?
6. Why is it important for an organization to have an information security policy?
7. Why does the Sarbanes-Oxley Act impact the work of IT personnel?
8. What is a balanced scorecard approach, and why might it be useful for measuring overall IS performance?