Management Information Systems
October , 2011
ABSTRACT This paper will discuss the questions asked about the four different case studies we are to read this week. The case studies are When antivirus software cripples your computers, How secure is the cloud, Are electronic medical records a cure for heath care, and JetBlue and WestJet: A tale of two IS projects (Laudon & Laudon, 2012, pgs 304, 321, 522 & 556).
WEEK 5 CASE STUDIES
WHEN ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE CRIPPLES YOUR COMPUTERS There are a few reasons why McAfee’s antivirus software created so many problems for their users. First, when test simulations were done, management did not run …show more content…
ARE ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS A CURE FOR HEALTH CARE? One issue that hinders the building of electronic medical records is the cost and time it takes to change medical records over. Another issue is compatibility. It is unsure whether the systems being created will be compatible with each other years down the road. Other issues of electronic medical records are “patients’ privacy concerns, data quality issues, and resistance from health care workers” (Laudon & Laudon, 2012, p. 522). The stage that will be the hardest to get through with building the electronic medical systems is the switching over. Many doctors’ offices and clinics do not have the