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This paper discusses best practices for the Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC) based on the Waterfall Model. Topics covered include an introduction to the Systems Development Lifecycle and the Waterfall Model including advantages and disadvantages. It also discusses the six stages of SDLC 1) Requirements Gathering and Analysis, 2) Systems Development, 3) Systems Implementation and Coding, 4) Testing, 5) Deployment, 6) Systems Operations and Maintenance
Businesses in the 21st Century are facing a new world that includes having to decide what technology they need to adopt from Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data, to robots, drones and 3D printers, as well as create a workforce that includes part-time and contract employees, plus full-time employees who want a purpose in their work. As companies replace humans with robots to increase efficiencies as well as use AI algorithms to crunch Big Data, the workflow and processes must be restructured t...
This paper examines the appropriate measure of performance for real estate mutual funds. Several popular performance measures including Sharpe, Treynor and Sortino measures are evaluated. The results demonstrate that the Sharpe index outperforms the other two alternatives. In order to consider these various methods as consistent, a certain degree of agreement in rankings between the measurements should exist. The concordance correlation coefficient (CCC) is an index that assesses the strength of...
The purpose of this article was to indicate the dynamic and systematic assistance small Salvadoran businesses receive from the Government of the Republic of El Salvador, expose the discrepancies that still exist among small business organizations, and demonstrate the corrective and developmental actions such enterprises receive from their national government in order to reduce and eliminate such discrepancies
This case study discusses fraud, and illustrates several preventive and detective fraud methodologies as they apply to a historical case study (United States of America vs. Charlene Corley). Criminal fraud cases have emerged with greater frequency over time, which has resulted in improved detection methodologies; such as Embedded Audit Modules and Benford’s Law, and preventive methods, such as budgetary controls. These methodologies are discussed and analyzed in great detail in this paper, and...
This study examines the real world case of the Peregrine fraud. In this fraud, the CEO Russell Wasendorf, Sr. duped the auditors and the public for years. Wasendorf was able to carry out a fraud using an unsophisticated scheme involving falsified bank statements and falsified audit evidence. Only when an electronic confirmation services was used by the auditors did the fraud unravel. This case provides interesting discussion points for an auditing, fraud detection and deterrence, forensic accoun...
Nowadays, counterfeit drugs are available in the marketplace more than ever. One has no idea whether they are acquiring the genuine drug or not. Many deaths have occurred because of mistakes made by consuming counterfeit medication. Not only does it alter one’s health but it also crushes their hopes. The data concerning counterfeit drugs are increasingly being published in reports and reviews. It seems like government does not care about the issue since it is ongoing and growing. Governments s...
Most investors know that bond prices move inversely with interest rate fluctuations. These same investors, however, may not fully understand how to assess the interest rate risk of different fixed income investments. This is particularly timely given the improving U.S. economy and Federal Reserve’s expectation of increasing interest rates in the near future. The simplest measure of interest rate risk for the average investor is something called duration. The Financial Industry Regulatory Autho...
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