Originally published in 1976, this book discusses the management skills needed to evaluate, implement and control computer-based operation. Every chapter contains detailed check lists which guide the reader to formulate policies to deal with real situations. It provides a practical look at an indispensable tool of management, with a set of guidelines to help get the most out of the available technology.
Table of Contents
1. Setting a Basis for the Control of Cost Effectiveness 2. Management Participation in Day-to-Day Control 3. Project Control: The Key to Saving Money 4. The Selection and Justification of Projects 5. Funding Information Systems 6. Evaluating a Management Information System (MIS) 7. Is Database Management Worth the Investment? 8. Controlling the Costs of Software Agencies 9. Systems Audit for Cost Monitoring 10. Cost Efficiency in Data Processing Operations