3.10 Legacy Assignment
A restaurant wishes to implement a computerized system to replace its current paper files for maintaining records of sales, purchases, suppliers, and staff. It is considering whether to use a commercial off the shelf application or commission a custom / bespoke application.
(a) (i) Define the term legacy system [2 marks]
(a)(ii) Distinguish between a project’s client and the end user. [4 marks]
(b) Explain two methods that can be used to train users on a new system. [6 marks]
(c) Evaluate the choice of a commercial off the shelf application rather than a custom / bespoke application for a business. [8 marks]