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THE SCHOOL OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATICS

INF 788
INFORMATION SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

2013
Last revision: 2013/01/31

Compiled by:
Dr. J van Loggerenberg Mr. JP van Deventer

LEADING MINDS

COPYRIGHT RESERVED

Table of Content
1. ORGANISATIONAL COMPONENT ..................................................................................................3 1.1. General Introduction ......................................................................................................................3 1.2. General Premise and Educational Approach .................................................................................3 1.3. Lecturers........................................................................................................................................3 1.4. Study Material and Purchases .......................................................................................................4 1.5. Learning Activities ..........................................................................................................................5 1.6. Rules of Assessment .....................................................................................................................6 2. INF 788 OBJECTIVES & SESSION THEMES ..................................................................................9 2.1. General Objectives and Themes ....................................................................................................9 2.2. Individual Session Themes ............................................................................................................9

3. STUDY THEMES ............................................................................................................................10 3.1. Study Unit 01 – Introduction and Overview: ERP and ISD ...........................................................10 3.2. Study Unit 02 – ISD Tools and Techniques..................................................................................11 3.3. Study Unit 03 – ISD Methodologies and Approaches ...................................................................12 3.4. Study Unit 04 – ISD Integration ~vs~ Interfacing. From “In-House” to ERP ..................................13 3.5. Study Unit 05 – ERP I: Introduction and ERP Strategy ................................................................13 3.6. Study Unit 06 – ERP II: ERP Selection and Customisation ..........................................................14 3.7. Study Unit 07 – ERP III: Post-Implementation Support ................................................................14 3.8. Study Unit 08 – Summery and Revision .......................................................................................14 4. COMPLETE SCHEDULE ................................................................................................................15

IMPORTANT: INF 788’s ClickUP is the living version of this document. Components on the ClickUP version may be updated based on necessary requirements. This document functions as an indication for INF 788. Make sure that you make use of the resources found on ClickUP and refer to it on a regular basis.

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1. ORGANISATIONAL COMPONENT
Please make sure that you make note of all the organisational components for this subject. Additional information will also be provided online on ClickUP. 1.1. General Introduction

Informatics is an inter-disciplinary field of study in which information, information systems, and the integration thereof with the organisation are studied in order to benefit the entire system (individual, organisation and society). Information System Development (ISD) has been studied in detail during the graduate courses at the University of Pretoria and only techniques and trends that have not be received attention during the graduate years are focused upon in Informatics 788. The core focus of this subject is to ensure that the...
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