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This does not imply, however, that competitive systems are always defense mechanisms. Indeed, many commercial Web sites are being introduced based simply on market forecasts for their potential to increase business. For the sake of technology: While not the most popular reason, some organizations will invest in new systems because they think that it is time to do so or they are concerned that their technology is getting old. This way of supporting new systems development is rare, as it suggests the spending of money without a clear understanding of its benefits.
We know that software must operate within the confines of a computer, and such systems must function on the basis of logic. The logical solution does not always treat the process using the same procedures employed in the physical world. In other words, the software system implemented to provide the functions which Mary does physically will probably work differently and more efficiently than Mary herself. Software, therefore, can be thought of as a logical equivalent of the physical world. This abstraction, which I call the concept of the logical equivalent (LE), is a process that analysts must use to create effective requirements of the needs of a system.
The session should be designed to be high-level and provide a general idea of what will be covered during the actual interview. But more important, it will allow you to get a snapshot of the user. You might say you are obtaining a “comfort level” (or “discomfort level”) for that user, and such meetings can provide you with an idea of what to expect and how to finalize your approach. What do you look for? Here is some direction. 1. The pre-meeting should give you enough feedback to place or confirm the user’s technical level.