This assignment has four parts:
- What changes in business software platforms have you experienced, and what was the driving force behind the change?
- What important trends in business hardware are occurring? What relationship do you see happening between hardware changes and software? In your experience, which seems to drive the other and why?
- How important do you perceive databases and data mining to business? How could a small business take advantage of the technology?
- In your opinion, should software dictate business processes or should the business process dictate the software structure? Why? What are the risks?