The authenticity of the Recovered Original User-Requirements in Systems Re-engineering
Kadida R. S. Mashaushi (Lecturer, The Institute of Finance Management, Dar es Salaam. )
Download Article | Published On 01/07/2001

Abstract

The contributions of systems-re-engineering in dealing with legacy systems have been proved to be invaluable. On the other hand,the determination of original user requirements for which a legacy system was originally planned to address is such an important step in the re-engineering process that errors may invite yet yet another legacy system right at birth. This paper looks at how organizational-based approaches to the recovery process may produce original user requirements that may not be genuine.

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