Causes of IS Failure

24 Feb

Firstly an information failure failure can be defined as an information system that does not perform as expected,is not operational at a specified time or that cannot be used the way it was intended.Information systems can occur at various stages in the development of an information system.

Information system failure can occur in the analysis stage.It can occur because of poor definition,unclear and vague objectives,improper planning and lack of risk identification and management.

The information system failure can also occur at the design phase because of improper fit,untested technology.

Information systems can go wrong at the  Development, testing & implementation stages because of a lack a lack of planning and thought going into the formation of the teams,lack of proper documentation standards and tools, insufficient training of staff , wrong estimation and unplanned data conversion.

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