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Why Do We Develop Business Software and Systems?

Abstract

Information is available at our fingertips all the time if we want it these days. I remember the days back when I was a teenager. Music and movies were, and always will be, two of my top interests. This obsession started during my teens, and I chased rare records of my favorite artists and hard-to-find horror movies everywhere. When I found a rare vinyl pressing of a precious record from the United States, for instance, I was ecstatic. Not to mention my emotional turmoil when I managed to purchase a Japanese edition of the same record. Those days I wrote snail mail asking for record mail-order catalogs from all over the world, based on ads in magazines such as Rolling Stone or Melody Maker. After carefully considering what I wanted to purchase, I wrote down my purchase order, enclosed crisp bills, and sent a letter with my order inside. Then came the long wait for the package. And believe you me, this wait could be long indeed. These days just go on the Internet, check some sites, and purchase what I want directly by using a credit card. The stock of many sites is so huge compared to what they were in my teens, and I can usually find what I want very quickly. In a few days the package comes, and I can start using the things I bought.

Keywords

Business Process Project Success Business System Business Rule Structure Query Language 
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© Joachim Rossberg 2008

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