Steps to follow
(i) Problem definition
We need to define what the current manual system is not meeting adequately, that is the inaccuracy, time consuming retrieval, bulk records, problem in updates.
(ii) Feasibility study
Carry out a study to analyze how the above problem can be handled. The solutions should match with the current internal environmental conditions such as the organization structure, the technology in use.
(iii) System design and analysis
Then the proposed information system is designed to match the requirements of the study. A blue print of the whole program is developed at this level.
(iv) System implementation
This has three stages; testing, training and actual implementation. The program developed is tested, the staff is trained and relevant documentation developed. The program could then be implemented either on a department basis (pilot run). It could be let to run parallel to the existing manual system, or implemented directly.
(v) System evaluation and control
The system is the evaluated to see whether it is meeting the requirements.