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Organisational IT Systems - Modular Architechture

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Jennie Roux

on 19 April 2010

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Transcript of Organisational IT Systems - Modular Architechture

Database vs Narrative Organisational IT Systems
- Modular Architechture -Rows/Columns, numbers, quantites
-Story/History...Why? How? Computer Games
Banner: Module Enrolment, marks, progression
ICS: Mitigating Circustances
Phone Book vs Facebook
Narrative as trajectory through Databsae Central vs Local ICS - Equipment Booking (no central provision)

PhD Admissions System - complicated processing before entry into central database.

Central Data eg: DVLA is important but it is not the whole story
" If we can agree that the economic problem of society is mainly one of rapid adaptation to changes in the particular circumstances of time and place, it would seem to follow that the ultimate decisions must be left to the people who are familiar with these circumstances, who know directly of the relevant changes and of the resources immediately available to meet them " (Friedrich Hayek, 1945) Rigid systems vs Flexible systems

Module enrolment online versus sports hall

CSA £456 Million system failure

Work and pension select committee...Blaiklock 2004

Road block to other benefits and gov systems

Commanding Labour vs Harnessing Creativity

Production line vs Marketing dept

Stanford University responsiveness

Health and Safety reporting SAP vs Facebook
Central finance system - One size fits all

Other end of the spectrum...


-www html language platform
-Modular architechture Addressing the Balance Right tools for the Right job

Agile system manifesto...Beck 2001

CSA and Wikipedia
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