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Service Request SR-RM 022 Part 2
July 7, 2015
Architecture and Process Design
Riordan application architecture and process design would benefit greatly from using third-party software as the application process and other processes. Third- party software programs that are readily developed like commercial off the shelf (COTS) will help Riordan Manufacturing to save development time and will include training and services. As a long-term investment this will save the company money. Using COTS will guarantee security; any additional software or programs that are needed for special projects will be development by someone in Riordan’s IT department. Nice Intro!
Security is a major concern in this project. The security system developers have a large responsibility and their primary focus will be information systems. "Security is primarily the responsibility of the operations group, which consist of the staff responsible for installing and operating security controls such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and routine backup and recovery operations" (Dennis, Wixom, & Roth, 2012). [Good use of source(s)]
Riordan’s data and company information must be kept confidential and secure. All company data is proprietary and must be kept safe using passwords and data encryption. Only authorized users will be allowed access. “Lawsuits alone would easily exceed $10 million, not including the cost to gather lost records the process would be time consuming and certainly would take more than a few weeks to reenter (Dennis, Wixom, & Roth, 2012)”. If the company’s information was stolen, it could lead to lawsuits from customers and would take an enormous effort to regenerate all information that was lost. [Insightful analysis]
"Interface design is the process...