The paper deals with planning and control of the development of CAD/CAM systems in an organization. The paper presents a descriptive technique that facilitates the analysis of centralization/distribution level of CAD/CAM and helps in establishing an organizational policy regarding this issue. The paper adapts a methodology which is used in the Management Information Systems (MIS) area. It defines what is distribution; it classifies degrees of distribution into various categories; it proposes a methodology to set a desired range for the degree of distribution; it distinguishes between the various activities along the system life cycle and suggests how an organization can assign a different degree of distribution to any of the life cycle activities.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Human Systems Management|
|State||Published - 1985|
- Distribution policy