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Test 1 - Chapter 2
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Centralized data processing
data processing handled by large computers from a central site.
data processing handled at multiple sites.
Distributed data processing (DPP)
Poor audit trail and poor segregation of duties
Less standardization (hardware and software)
Fewer skilled IT professionals (economies of scale)
Disadvantages of DDP
More end-user control and end-user satisfaction.
Results in multiple backup sites
Advantages off DDP
Redundant arrays of independent disks
Uninterruptable power supply (UPS)
batteries and generator
Disaster Recovery Plan
The plan for dealing with a catastrophic computer center failure
site with equipment
site with everything but equipment
Mutual Aid Pact:
two companies backup each other
verify that DRP is adequate.
Audit Objective for Disaster Recovery Planning
Core Competency Theory
Focus on core business competencies, not IT.
Transaction Cost Economic Theory
Retain non-core IT assets because IT assets are hard to replace, therefore, if firm cancels outsourcing contract, it may not be able to return to pre-outsourcing position.
Commodity IT assets
not unique to the firm, easily acquired
examples: network management, server maintenance
Specific IT assets
unique to the firm, idiosyncratic
examples: systems development, data warehousing
Not easily outsourced
Vendors providing software, processors and storage through the Internet.
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