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Interviewing: The systems analyst interviews employees at various levels in the organizational hierarchy. This process allows employees to communicate what works well with the current system and what needs to be changed. During the interviews, the analyst attempts to identify the differences among the perceptions of managers and those who work for them. Sometimes a systems analyst will discover that what actually occurs isn’t what is supposed to be standard operating procedure. If there is a difference between what is occurring and the way in which things “should” happen, then either employee behavior will need to change or procedures will need to change to match employee behavior.

However, the rural cooperative was interested in a client/server architecture with small servers at each library. 2 2 The final decision was to become beta-testers for the first client/server hardware/ software combination. Although the cooperative did have to deal with some bugs in the system, it cost less than it would have otherwise. ” In such a situation, an organization will spend as much as it can to implement a new information system. Because no specific system alternative has been selected at this point, financial feasibility assessment is often very general.

If you specify a maximum number, what will happen when you need to store more than the maximum number of values? For example, what if you allow room for 10 dependents in the employee entity just discussed and you encounter an employee with 11 dependents? Do you create another instance of the employee entity for that person? Consider all the problems that doing so would create, particularly in terms of the unnecessary duplicated data. Note: Although it is theoretically possible to write a DBMS that will store an unlimited number of values in an attribute, the implementation would be difficult and searching much slower than if the maximum number of values were specified in the database design.

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