Implementing Client - Server Computing: A Strategic Perspective
Written in a logical easy-to-understand style that successfully balances technical and tactical information, this book addresses the major transition issues in moving an organization from a host-centered to a client/server system using strategic analysis tools and models. It explains how to create the best possible information systems for the company and more.
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The Business Problem
The Management Perspective
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