IGNOU MBA Solved Assignment

MS 54 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – Jun 2017

1. What is the relevance of the Nolan’s Stage Growth Model for the study of information systems in today’s organisation? 2. What are the various stages of a system development life cycle and how are the efforts distributed over these phases? 3. What are the various ways in which serial transmission can be achieved? Explain each way in detail. 4. List the five problems which may motivate an organization to move toward the database approach. Explain the significance of each one to a manager to an organization. 5. (a) “Compute virus is a major threat to compute security.” Justify the … [Read more...]

MS 54 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2016

1. Define structured and unstructured decisions. Discuss the rational individual models of decision making. What are the implications of these models to information system analysts? 2. How much importance should be accorded to implementation phase as part of the total MIS development activity? Explain. Briefly discuss the various implementation strategies. Under what circumstances are they suitable? 3. What are the various kinds of network topologies? Describe the types of switching available in networks and describe the various applications to which networks can be put. 4. Outline … [Read more...]

MS 54 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan-June 2015

1. What is the role played by business information in an organization? Define Management Information System and discuss various characteristics expected of a good MIS. 2. Explain and distinguish the following concepts with reference to their use in real- time systems: i) multiprocessing ii) time sharing 3. What are expert systems and how do they help in decision-making? Can you give examples to illustrate the same? What kinds of decisions can be appropriately programmed on expert systems? Give examples. 4. Identify the most important factors inhibiting an organization’s move towards … [Read more...]

MS 54 IGNOU MBA Assignments Jan – June 2014

1. How the functional areas can be separated from MIS point of view. List down major subsystems and the typical reports generated within the functional area in your organization. 2. ‘‘Analysis is ‘the what’ of the system whereas design is ‘the how’ of the system’’ Comment! 3. Differentiate between a. Analog Transmission & Digital Transmission b. Bits & Baud 4. Identify and briefly describe some of the terms which should normally be included in a software acquisition contract. 5. What is a tortuous liability? Discuss them with respect to use of computers. Also explain the … [Read more...]

MS – 54 June 2013 Management Information Systems

1) Define Management Information Systems (MIS) and discuss various characteristics expected of a good MIS. 2) Evaluate critical success factor method for the purpose of Information Requirement Analysis. 3) What are the various system analysis tools and why do we need more than one tool at a time? 4) Discuss the main function of data communication software. 5) Define DBMS and outline the basic sequence of steps for acquiring of DBMS. 6) “Computer virus is a major threat to computer security” – Justify the statement. … [Read more...]